(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

What is the linear speed of a point:

a) on the equator,

b) on the Arctic Circle (latitude 66.5 degrees N),

c) at a latitude of 45 degrees N, due to the Earth's rotation?

Given

Radius (earth)= 6.38x10^6m

v?

2. Relevant equations

v=rw

w= 2pi*f

t= 1/f

3. The attempt at a solution

I am not sure how go about doing this problem. I wanted to solve for w with 2pi(1/24) but am not sure how to calculate the speed at different areas on Earth.

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# Homework Help: Linear speeds at points on Earth

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