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Weight of a Body The weight of a body varies inversely with the square of its distance

College Algebra | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321716811 | Authors: Michael Sullivan ISBN: 9780321716811 485

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Problem 54

Weight of a Body The weight of a body varies inversely with the square of its distance from the center of Earth. Assuming that the radius of Earth is 3960 miles, how much would a man weigh at an altitude of 1 mile above Earths surface if he weighs 200 pounds on Earths surface?

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2.2 Linear equations are one variable 2x-3=0 is a linear equation in one variable Linear equation with two variables 2y+2x=0 Such an equation represents a line How do we find equation for a line Given two points (1,8) (0,1) on a line. Find an equation. Y-y1=m(x-x1) to change to slope intercept distribute...

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Textbook: College Algebra
Edition: 9
Author: Michael Sullivan
ISBN: 9780321716811

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