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15. A satellite in Earth orbit has a mass of 107 kg and is at an
altitude of 1.91 10^{6} m. (Assume that *U* = 0 as
*r* → ∞.)

(a) What is the potential energy of the satellite–Earth system?

(b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by
the Earth on the satellite?

(c) What force, if any, does the satellite exert on the Earth?
(Enter the magnitude of the force, if there is no force enter
0.)

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please include steps and reasoning A satellite in Earth orbit
has a mass of 110 kg and is at an altitude of 1.94 106 m. (Assume
that U = 0 as r--->infinity)
(a) What is the potential energy of the satellite–Earth
system?
=_______ J
(b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force exerted by
the Earth on the satellite?
=_______ N
(c) What force, if any, does the satellite exert on the Earth?
(Enter the magnitude of the force,...

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Express your answer using three significant figures and include
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