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Leah keshet: The answer below does not look right. Would someone volunteer to try this out?
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4pi/75 =   0.167551608
 
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4pi/(100-25sqrt(3)) = 0.221634076
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Question

As a moon orbits a planet, its angular position is given by Kepler's equation

where is some constant.

(a) If it takes 50 days for the moon to complete an orbit, what it the value of ?

(b) Find the rate of change when .

Moon orbiting a planet in an elliptical orbit.

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4pi/75 = 0.167551608