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Homework Help: Satellite question

  1. Apr 13, 2007 #1
    Hello I am in Grade 12 Physics and I would like some help on this problem as soon as possible. Thanks.

    A satellite travels directly above the equator, in the same direction as the earth's spin, and completes two orbits of the earth in one day. Determine the distance above the earth's surface, and the speed, of the satellite.
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  3. Apr 13, 2007 #2
    Welcome to the forum. We ask that you at least try to post some ideas about solution to the problem. Do you know equation for uniform circular motion that relates velocity and distance?
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