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The mass of the "planet" Pluto was not known until it was

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli ISBN: 9780130606204 3

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Problem 24Q

Problem 24Q

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The mass of the "planet" Pluto was not known until it was discovered to have a moon. Explain how this enabled an estimate of Pluto's mass.

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Step 1

Let the mass of the Pluto is M

The mass of the moon is m

The time period of the moon is T

The radius of the moon’s orbit is r

Step 2 of 4

Chapter 5, Problem 24Q is Solved
Step 3 of 4

Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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