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

cookiemonster

Right-hand rule.

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

cookiemonster

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