Ok, so if a ball is thrown vertically upward with velocity v on the earth's surface. (Air resistance being neglected). I have to show that the ball lands a distance (4wsin(beta)v^3/3g^2) to the west where w is the angular velocity of the earth's rotation and beta is the colatitude angle.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

fIhave equations for the centrifugal force where Fcf=-mw x (w x r)

for the Coriolis force where Fcor=-2mw x v

and through this should be able to solve this equation which goes something like

F=mg +Fcor +Fcf where F=mass multiplied by the acceleration of coordinate system. Help anybody?

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# Help with accelerated coordinate system question

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