1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Angular Velocity the Earth

  1. Oct 29, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    I'd like to know if I am on the right track. I'm not sure if I am doing this right....

    Find the angular velocity, in rad/s, of the earth due to its daily spin on its axis, the earth due to its yearly motion around the sun, and our moon due to its monthly motion around the earth.


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    Please see the attachment I scanned my work!
     

    Attached Files:

  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 29, 2011 #2
    You are doing it correctly. The two parts you have done are right.
    And a quick couple google searches reveals your approximate answers to be very close indeed to the real values.
     
  4. Oct 29, 2011 #3
    yayy. thanks your right i got them all correct.... just trying to double check my work before I enter it into masteringphysics since they take off ridiculous amounts of points. etc etc. thanks
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook