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1. The escape speed V is the minimum speedneeded to project a mass m upward from the surface of another
mass M (such as a planet, asteroid, or star). It is given by
v =√2GM
R

(a)Calculate the escape velocity v from the surface of the Sun.

USE:

M =1.99 × 1030 kg ,

G=gravitational constant 6.67 x10-11 N*m2/kg2

R =6.96 × 108m.

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Sixta Kovacek
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