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8. A GPS satellite at the altitude of \( 36000 km ...

8. A GPS satellite at the altitude of \( 36000 km \) from the surface of the Earth travels at approximately \( 28000 km \) per hour. a. Express the speed of the satellite as metres per hour in standard form. b. Convert \( 36000 km \) to megametres. 

Answer

a)

1 kilometer/hour = 1000 meter/hour

28000 kilometer/hour = 28000000 meter/hour

b) 36000 km =36 megameters

Solution
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