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what is the work done to take a particle of mass m from surface of the earth to a height equal to 2R (R=radius of earth )?

what is the work done to take a particle of mass m from surface of the earth to a height equal to 2R (R=radius of earth )?

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Akash Kumar Dutta
98 Points
9 years ago

Dear Priya,
Initial PE= - GMm/R
Final PE = - GMm/3R
Change in PE=Work Done=  2GMm/3R (ANS.)
Regards.

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