"show that a point on the surface of the earth at latitude theta from the equator has an acceleration of magnitude 3.37cm/s^2*cos(theta) relative to a reference fram not rotating with the earth."(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

i really have no idea how to approach this problem. i don't really understand why the acceleration at a point above or below the equator should be different than the acceleration at the equator. could anyone provide a hint or two as to how i should start?

many thanks.

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# Homework Help: Circular motion problem

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