Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 16 - Exercises and Problems: 39

Answer

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We know that the radiation rate is given as $P=\sigma AT^4$ This can be rearranged as: $A=\frac{P}{\sigma T^4}$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $A=\frac{100}{(5.7\times 10^{-8})(3000)^4}$ $A=2.2\times 10^{-5}m$
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