Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 3 - Exercises and Problems: 39

Answer

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We know that $R=\frac{v_{\circ}^2}{g}$ Hence, the range is inversely proportional to g $\frac{R_{Moon}}{R_{Earth}}=\frac{g_{Earth}}{g_{Moon}}$ $R_{Moon}=R_{Earth}(\frac{g_{Earth}}{g_{Moon}})$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $R_{Moon}=(180)(\frac{9.8}{1.63})=1100m$
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