Question

(a) What is the period of rotation of Earth in seconds? (b) What is the angular velocity of Earth? (c) Given that Earth has a radius of $6.4 \times 10^{6}\textrm{ m}$ at its equator, what is the linear velocity at Earth's surface?

Final Answer

- $86500 \textrm{ s}$
- $7.27 \times 10^{-5}\textrm{ rad/s}$
- $470 \textrm{ m/s}$

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