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(II) The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98 X 1024 kg

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

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Problem 57P

Problem 57P

(II) The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98 X 1024 kg And 7.35 X 1022 kg, respectively, and their centers are separated by 3.84 X 103 m. (a) Where is the CMof the Earth-Moon system located? (6) What can you say about the motion of the Earth-Moon system about the Sun, and of the Earth and Moon separately about the Sun?

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Solution 57P:

        We have to find the location of the center of mass of the Earth Moon system and comment about the motion of the Earth-Moon system and the Earth and Moon system about the Sun.

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Concept:

        Center of mass(CM) of a body is an imaginary point at which whole mass of the body is supposed to be concentrated.We consider that the net force acts on the centre of mass of body, insteads of considering that it acts on each and every point on the body for simpler calculation and this is one of the importance of application of CM.

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

The answer to “(II) The masses of the Earth and Moon are 5.98 X 1024 kg And 7.35 X 1022 kg, respectively, and their centers are separated by 3.84 X 103 m. (a) Where is the CMof the Earth-Moon system located? (6) What can you say about the motion of the Earth-Moon system about the Sun, and of the Earth and Moon separately about the Sun?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 63 words. This full solution covers the following key subjects: EARTH, moon, system, sun, respectively. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 35 chapters, and 3914 solutions. Physics: Principles with Applications was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780130606204. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 57P from chapter: 7 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 03/03/17, 03:53PM. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications, edition: 6. Since the solution to 57P from 7 chapter was answered, more than 400 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.

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