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# A communications satellite is in a circular orbit about the Earth at an altitude of $3.56 \times 10^4 \mathrm{~km}$. How many seconds does it take a signal from the satellite to reach a television receiving station? (Radio signals travel at the speed of light, $3.00 \times 10^8 \mathrm{~m} / \mathrm{s}$.)

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Given data:

$d = 3.56 \cdot 10^{4}\, \mathrm{km}$

$v = 3 \cdot 10^{8}\, \mathrm{m/s}$

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