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ASAP Trigonometry help?

A space shuttle 200 miles above the earth is orbiting the earth once every 10 hours. How far does the shuttle travel in 1 hour? (Assume the radius of the earth is 4000 miles) Give your answers as exact value. 

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  • david
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    r = 4000 + 200 = 4200 mi

    d = 2*pi*4200/10  =  2638.9378 miles  <<< round as needed

      as an exact value === leave in terms of pi

       d =  2*pi*4200/10  = 840 pi miles

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