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Two
Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into
circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an
altitude of 5230 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of
24400 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What is the ratio
of the potential energy of satellite B to that of satellite A, in
orbit? (b) What is the ratio of the kinetic energy of satellite B
to that of satellite A, in orbit? (c) Which satellite (answer A or
B) has the greater total energy if each has a mass of 25.0 kg? (d)
By how much?

Answer #1

Two identical earth satellites, A and B, are to be launched into
circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an
altitude of 5290 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of
22500 km. The radius of Earth is 6400 km.
a) What is the ratio of the mechanical energy of satellite A to
that of satellite B, in orbit?
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