# Homework Help: Help on hw

1. Apr 10, 2004

### psruler

Can someone help me answer this question,

Knowing that the earth spins into the east, which direction does its angular momentum vector L point: along the north pole or the south pole?

Thanks!!

2. Apr 10, 2004

Right-hand rule.

$$\vec{L} = \vec{r} \times \vec{p}$$