The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies inversely as the square of its distance from the earth's center. If an object weighs 2000 pounds at the earth's surface, what would be its weight if it were 12,000 miles above the center of the earth,... High School Algebra: Advanced Course - Page 141by Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes - 1908 - 194 pagesFull view - About this book
| Education - 1914 - 656 pages
...distance from the center of the earth. 10 : x : : 4000 : 3000 4000x = 30000 x = iy 2 Ibs. Ans. 79. **The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies inversely as the square of** the distance from the center of the earth. 100 :x : : (5000) 2 : (4000)* 25x = 1600 ; x = 64 Ibs. Ans.... | |
| Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes - Algebra - 1916 - 280 pages
...that two boys weighing 110 and 80 pounds, respectively, may balance on the ends of a 16-foot plank. 6. **The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies...the radius of the earth being 4000 miles ? CHAPTER** XI POWERS AND ROOTS 150. Each of the operations thus far studied leads to a single result. See § 31.... | |
| Herbert Ellsworth Slaught, Nels Johann Lennes - Algebra - 1917 - 674 pages
...that two boys weighing 110 and 80 pounds, respectively, may balance on the ends of a 16-foot plank. 6. **The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies...the earth, the radius of the earth being 4000 miles** 'Í CHAPTER XI POWERS AND ROOTS 160. Each of the operations thus far studied leads to a single result.... | |
| Winfield Paul Webber, Louis Clark Plant - Calculus - 1919 - 330 pages
...a load of 700 Ibs. What load will a beam of the same material 3" x 9" x 18', on edge, sustain ? 10. **The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies inversely as the square of its distance from the** center of the earth. If a body weighs 150 Ibs. just outside the surface, how high must it be raised... | |
| Edward Ira Edgerton, Perry Amherst Carpenter - Algebra - 1924 - 490 pages
...The speed of a train in miles per hour varies inversely as the time if the distance is constant. 7. **The weight of a body above the earth's surface varies inversely as the square of its distance from the** center of the earth. 8. The apparent size of an object varies inversely as its distance from the observer.... | |
| Z. Bechler - Biography & Autobiography - 1982 - 264 pages
...orbit, assuming that the earth's gravity would still pull that body toward the earth and that this force **varies inversely as the square of its distance from the earth's center.** Since the moon is 60 earth-radii away from the earth's center, the force of terrestrial gravity, or... | |
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