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Angular velocity concept question

  1. Apr 11, 2013 #1
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    How are their angular velocities the same? I thought Angular velocity = v/r where v = velocity and r = radius.
    In this case isnt the radius of big ben much larger and therefore have a much smaller angular velocity?
     
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  3. Apr 11, 2013 #2

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    hi idllotsaroms! :smile:
    angular velocity means angle per time

    doesn't each clock goes 360° in the same time? :wink:

    (and the speed, v, at the end of the hand is proportional to the length of the hand)
     
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