OpenStudy (anonymous):

the centripetal force acting on a satellite in orbit does what ?

3 years ago
OpenStudy (roadjester):

Umm. it goes in a circle? The centripetal force denoted \(\large F_c\) is equal to \(\large F_c=ma_c\) where \(\large a_c=\dfrac {v^2} r \) . Therefore \(\large F_c=m\dfrac {v^2} r \) .

3 years ago
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