(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the difference in time after one year between a clock at Earth's surface and a clock on a satellite orbiting at 300 km above the surface

2. Relevant equations

T = T0 / (1 - 2gR/c^2)^.5

That is, this:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/relativ/imgrel/gtim3.gif

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't understand how to use this equation to get the difference between the clock on the satellite and the clock on the surface. Do I just take the value of T with R = Earth's radius, and again with R = Earth's radius + 300 km, and take the difference?

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# Homework Help: Gravitational time dilation

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