# A body’s weight varies inversely with the square of its distance from the center of the earth; if a chicken weighs 20 pounds when it is 5000 miles from the earth’s center, how much will the chicken weigh when it is 10000 miles from the earth’s center?

The chicken will weigh 5 pounds when it is 10000 miles from the earth's center.

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5 pounds

The inverse relationship means that

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When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

When evaluating a one-sided limit, you need to be careful when a quantity is approaching zero since its sign is different depending on which way it is approaching zero from. Let us look at some examples.

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