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Problem: Calculate the Schwarzschild radius (in kilometers) for each of the following.1.) A 1×108 MSun black hole in the center of a quasar.Express your answer using two significant figures.2.) A 6 MSun black hole that formed in the supernova of a massive star.Express your answer using two significant figures.

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Schwarzschild radius:

Rs=2GMc2

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Calculate the Schwarzschild radius (in kilometers) for each of the following.

1.) A 1×108 MSun black hole in the center of a quasar.

Express your answer using two significant figures.

2.) A 6 MSun black hole that formed in the supernova of a massive star.

Express your answer using two significant figures.

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