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Chapter 2: Space Curves

Section 2.9: Applications to Dynamics

Example 2.9.4

A satellite is traveling at a constant speed in a circular orbit 400 miles above the surface of the earth where the acceleration of gravity is 30 ft per sec2.  If the radius of the earth is taken as 4000 miles, what is the speed (in miles per hour) of the satellite?

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