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Problem 52E

Find the position of the center of mass of the system of the sun and Jupiter. (Since Jupiter is more massive than the rest of the solar planets combined, this is essentially the position of the center of mass of the solar system.) Does the center of mass lie inside or outside the sun? Use the data in Appendix F.

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Solution 52E Step 1: Equation for center of mass of a two body system is, R = m 1 1m r2 2 m 1m 2 Where, m and m - Masses of bodies 1 2 r1and r 2position of the masses

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Chapter 8, Problem 52E is Solved
Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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