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The Earth is 6400km

thus c=2pi * 6400000m

and c of the top of the tower is c= 2pi *6400300m

Now what?

Thanks.

Stephen

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In summary, a 300m tower is built on the equator and the Earth's circumference is 6400km. The angular velocity of the tower can be found by dividing its circumference by its period, which is needed to solve the problem. The period of the tower must be known in order to find its angular velocity and compare it to the Earth's angular velocity.

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The Earth is 6400km

thus c=2pi * 6400000m

and c of the top of the tower is c= 2pi *6400300m

Now what?

Thanks.

Stephen

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I need the period for the tower to solve the problem

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angular velocity= 2pi r/ period

how do I find the period of the tower so I can find the angular velocity of the tower and subtract it from the angular velocity of the earth?

Angular velocity is a measure of how quickly an object is rotating around a fixed point, often referred to as the center of rotation. It is typically measured in radians per second or degrees per second.

Angular velocity measures the rate of change of an object's angular displacement, while linear velocity measures the rate of change of an object's linear displacement. Angular velocity is a vector quantity, meaning it has both magnitude and direction, while linear velocity is a scalar quantity with only magnitude.

The angular velocity of a tower can be calculated by dividing the angular displacement of the tower by the time it takes to complete one full rotation. This formula can be written as ω = θ / t, where ω is the angular velocity, θ is the angular displacement, and t is the time.

Yes, the angular velocity of a tower can change over time. This can happen if an external force is applied to the tower, such as wind or seismic activity. The change in angular velocity can also be caused by internal factors, such as a change in the distribution of mass within the tower.

The angular velocity of a tower can be affected by various factors, such as the tower's height, shape, mass distribution, and external forces acting upon it. Additionally, the surface the tower is rotating on and any friction present can also impact the angular velocity.

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