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Please help me with this problem

  1. Jan 16, 2005 #1
    Please help me with this problem!!!!!!!

    hey i would really appreciate any of your help

    A satellite is placed in a circular orbit to observe the surface of Mars from an altitude of 144 km. The equatorial radius of Mars is 3397 km. If the speed of the satellite is 3480 m/s, whatis the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the sattelite?
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  3. Jan 16, 2005 #2
    Help Pleasee
  4. Jan 16, 2005 #3


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    Well,u help us by telling what your ideas of solving this problem are.

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