Calculate the ratio of the energy that would be required to put a mass M into orbit near the earth's surface (if there were no friction) and the energy to put the same into distant space.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm stuck. How am i suppose to calculate the ratio. I know the that the energy to put M into orbit near the earth's surface would be a small positive energy while putting it into distant space would be a large positive energy.

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