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The distance to the moon can be computed as follows.
We know that:
But acceleration due to gravity is $9.8(r/R)^{2}$ where R is the radius of the Earth, so equating these we get:
Accurate to 0.1%.
Finally, Orbital Velocity is given by $v=\omega{r}$ , and that now works out as 382517/375402 km/s, or almost exactly 1.02km/s.
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