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Problem: Planet X has radius 4.00 x 106 m and mass 5.00 x 1024 kg. You stand on the surface of Planet X and throw a rock vertically upward with a speed of 12.0 m/s. What is the maximum height above your hand reached by the rock?

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Planet X has radius 4.00 x 106 m and mass 5.00 x 1024 kg. You stand on the surface of Planet X and throw a rock vertically upward with a speed of 12.0 m/s. What is the maximum height above your hand reached by the rock?

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