Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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

Chapter 8 - Exercises and Problems - Page 143: 71


$1.5\times10^6\ km$

Work Step by Step

We know that the location of $L_1$ is about .01 the distance between the earth and the sun away from the earth. We know that the earth is $1.5\times10^8 \ m$ away from the sun. Thus, we find that $L_1$ is $1.5\times10^6\ km$ away.
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