Luke L.

asked • 04/16/15

Earth Surface

The weight of an object varies inversely as the second power of the distance from the center of the earth. The radius of earth is approximately 4000 miles. If a person weights 160 pounds on Earth's surface, what would this individual weigh 8000 miles above the surface of Earth?

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Mark H. answered • 04/16/15

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