# Gravitational Force on satellite orbits

## Homework Statement

A satellite orbits Earth 4.0 x 10$$^{7}$$ m away. The force of gravity between the satellite and Earth is 228 N. What is the mass of the satellite?

## Homework Equations

Fg = (Gm1m2)/(r$$^{2}$$)

## The Attempt at a Solution

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## Homework Statement

A satellite orbits Earth 4.0 x 10$$^{7}$$ m away. The force of gravity between the satellite and Earth is 228 N. What is the mass of the satellite?

## Homework Equations

Fg = (Gm1m2)/(r$$^{2}$$)

## The Attempt at a Solution

http://img218.imageshack.us/img218/7876/satellitemk0.jpg [Broken]​
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