According to the collisional ejection theory, how did the moon form?

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The Formation of the Moon

Currently, the theory that best explains all the evidence is the collisional ejection theory.

According to the collisional ejection theory, the Moon formed when a Mars-sized planetesimal struck the Earth. Some of the debris from the impact coalesces to form the Moon in its orbit about the Earth (Source: Freedman R. A., & Kaufmann ...

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According to the collisional ejection theory, this solution exmaines how the moon formed. References are provided.

The drawing (not to scale) shows one alignment of the sun, earth, and moon. The gravitational force FSM that the sun exerts on themoon is perpendicular to the force FEM that the earth exerts on themoon. The masses are: mass of the sun = 1.99 1030 kg, the mass of earth = 5.98 * 10^24 kg, mass of moon = 7.35 * 10^22 kg. The dis

Assume that the earth and themoon have circular orbits (which is almost true) and that the periods of their orbits are 365 days and 28.0 days, respectively
How much work does the earth do on themoon in one day?
W(earth)= ? J
How much work does the sun do on the earth in one month?
W(sun)= ?J

I've tried this one 3 times, and couldn't get the correct answer no matter what I tried, help!
(a) How far is the center of mass of the Earth-Moon system from the center of the Earth? (Appendix C gives the masses of the Earth and theMoon and the distance between the two.)
(b) Express the answer to (a) as a fraction of the E

A pendulum of length 2 meters is taken to themoon. if this pendulum makes 10 oscillations in 32.0 seconds, what is the value of gravitational acceleration on this moon?
a. 3.86 m/s^2
b. 2.54 m/s^2
c. 7.71 m/s^2
d. 9.86 m/s^2

How does theMoon cause the Earth's tides. What are the two types of tides and why do they occur?
What are the different theories proposed for theformation of theMoon. What is the most widely accepted theory?
Thanks.

The following T/F statements refer to the notes on Belief Formation
1. Modus ponens reasoning is the process of forming the belief that a statement is false.
True?
2. "If themoon is made of green cheese then pigs can fly. Themoon is made of green cheese. Therefore, pigs can fly" is a well-structured argument.
3. By

The mass of theMoon is 7.4 x 10 22 kg and its mean radius is 1.75 x 103 km. What is the acceleration due to gravity on the surface of theMoon? Please provide detailed explanation and reflect your work with units.

Please do not put your response in a .pdf format, but Word documents are okay. Thanks!
The table below gives the masses of the Earth, theMoon, and the Sun.
Earth 5.97*1024 kg
Moon 7.35*1022 kg
Sun 1.99*1030 kg
The average distance between the Earth and theMoon is 3.84*108 m. The average distance between the Eart

A projectile is launched vertically from the surface of theMoon with an initial speed of 1400 m/s. At what altitude is the projectile's speed three fifths its initial value?
Show all your work and calculations and the final answer.