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Puck in Ice, coriolis force

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Show that the Coriolis force makes the puck move in a circle as seen in earth's rotating frame


I need help setting this up!

Homework Equations



-2m[tex]\varpi[/tex]x v

The Attempt at a Solution


So far i have a drawing
The earth on an xyz axis, z up, y across, and x in an out of paper.
the puck is on the surface the earth, it coordinate system is, directly abouve the puck pointing towards the north pull we have the y axis, its z axis extends from the origin of the earth and its x axis is going into and out of the paper.

I need help setting up the [tex]\varpi[/tex]

THANK you in advance, i know this will be hard to understand.
 
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