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Calculating Escape Velocity

Determine the missing values for each different body (1 Newton=0.22 lb, 1 lb =4.54 N). Values should be carried out to 2 decimal places when it is not a whole number.

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.qsu.du/hbase/vesc.html#ves
Use the following applet to calculate the escape velocity. Do not use commas when putting numbers into this applet.

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http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.qsu.du/hbase/vesc.html#ves
Use the following applet to calculate the escape velocity. Do not use commas when putting numbers into this applet.

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m2 r g a=gx10m/sec2 m1 f=m1x a 0.22f Applet
escape
planet mass planet gravitational acceleration your your your velocity
pull of g mass weight weight km/sec
(earth=1) radius (earth= 1 g) ...

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This solution provides step by step equations for finding escape velocity.

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