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Homework Help: Help on hw

  1. Apr 10, 2004 #1
    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. jcsd
  3. Apr 10, 2004 #2
    Right-hand rule.

    [tex]\vec{L} = \vec{r} \times \vec{p}[/tex]

    cookiemonster
     
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