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Earth revolves on its axis once every 24 hr. Assuming that Earth's radius is 6400 km, find the following.
a. angular speed of earth in radians per day and radian per hours
b. linear speed at the north pole or south pole
c. linear speed at quito,ecuador, a city on the equator
d. linear speed at salem, oregon (halfway from the equator to the north pole)
 one year ago
Earth revolves on its axis once every 24 hr. Assuming that Earth's radius is 6400 km, find the following. a. angular speed of earth in radians per day and radian per hours b. linear speed at the north pole or south pole c. linear speed at quito,ecuador, a city on the equator d. linear speed at salem, oregon (halfway from the equator to the north pole)

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ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(\large \omega = \frac{2 \pi}{T}\)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2earth is taking 1 day to to rotate around itself. \(\large \omega = \frac{2 \pi~radians}{1~ day}\)

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's 2 pi because that how much one revolution is?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yup ! to go around circle once, it takes 2pi radians

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380369147272:dw

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so angular speed in 24 hrs would be pi/12

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yes, pi/12 radians per hour

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.22 pi radians per day us same as saying, pi/12 radians per hour

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2its just the unit conversion

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0v = r*theta/t, so in this case it would be 6400*2pi/1 day or 24 hr?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2theta/t is the angular speed \(\omega \)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2linear speed v = r\(\omega \)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2simply multiply radius wid \(\omega\)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2whats the radius of earth at north pole ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2let me put it this way : whats the distance from axis of rotation to you, when you are at north pole ?

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm still confuseddw:1380370272714:dw

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is where the north pole would be?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380370352008:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380370410225:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats the axis of rotation, straight line from North pole to Sounth pole wats the distance ? :)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2'point on North pole' , is right 'next to axis of rotation'

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so, distance between them = r = 0

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2for a person on North / South poles : linear velocity \(v = r \omega = 0\times \omega = 0 \)

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2see if that makes more/less sense

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380370749167:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2starting from equator, as you move towards the poles, the linear velocity decreases and becomes 0 at poles

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so this is where the equator is?dw:1380371306773:dw

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not at the center of the graph?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yup ! thats the equator, and since distance from axis is maximim, equals radius of earth, the speed wud be maximum at equator

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then radius would be 6400 at the equator?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2lets call it, distance from axis. at equator, distance from axis = radius of earth = 6400

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2in ur speed formula, \(v = r \omega\) , \(r\) is distance form axis

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then if the linear speed is halfway from the equator to north pole, radius would be 3200?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2nopes, use trig to find r, the distance from axis

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380372161083:dw

ganeshie8
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380372288001:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380372490038:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats the distance from axis, \(r\) you can find it using proper trig ratio

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.018045= 135  90= 45. since it's a special triangle, both side are 6400 so use pythagorean theorem and the answer should be 9050.97?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Nope, careful 6400 is the hypotenuse

ganeshie8
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Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1380442777970:dw

artemisxrpg
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sin45 = x/6400 = 4525.48?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Yup ! thats the \(r\)
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