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A planet has a larger mass and radius than the Earth, such that it has the same surface gravitational acceleration.
Which of the following statements about the escape velocity of the planet is correct?
Its escape velocity is less than that of the Earth.
Its escape velocity is the same as that of the Earth.
Its escape velocity is greater than that of the Earth.
Any of the above are possible, depending on how much larger the mass and radius are.