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A 5.00 x10^2-kg satellite is in circular orbit 2.00 x 10^2 km above Earth’s surface.

Determine the gravitational potential energy of the satellite

Determine kinetic energy

Determine The Binding Energy

3. The attempt at a solution

I solved for gravitational potential and kinetic energy but for the binding energy i get a positive number when the answer is negative. Doesnt Binding energy = -Total energy and because the total energy will be negative, the negative times a negative will make it positive Please give me some insight

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