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

What is the escape velocity for an object on the surface of a 1.9x10^27kg planet of radius 7.2x10^7m?

2. Relevant equations

Ve = √2GM/r

3. The attempt at a solution

What I did was take the values for the mass and radius directly from the question then I plugged them into the above equation and the answer I got is 5.9x10^4m/s.

I was just wondering is this correct or am going wrong somewhere because it seems like there is more to this question?

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# Homework Help: What is the escape velocity for an object

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