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The  additional K.E. to be provided to a satellite of mass m revolving around a planet of mass M , to transfer it from a circular orbit of radius R1 to another radius R2(R2>R1) is

  1. GMm(1 over R squared subscript 1 minus 1 over R squared subscript 2
  2. GMmopen parentheses 1 over R subscript 1 minus 1 over R subscript 2 close parentheses
  3. 2GMmopen parentheses 1 over R subscript 1 minus 1 over R subscript 2 close parentheses
  4. 1 half G M m left parenthesis 1 over R subscript 1 minus 1 over R subscript 2 right parenthesis

The correct answer is: 1 half G M m left parenthesis 1 over R subscript 1 minus 1 over R subscript 2 right parenthesis

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