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Because Earth's rotation is gradually slowing, the length of each day increases: The day at the end of 1.0 century is 1.0 ms longer than the day at the start of the century. In 97 centuries, what is the total (in hours) of the daily increases in time (that is, the sum of the gain on the first day, the gain on the second day, etc.)?

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I'm having a little trouble getting a grasp on what the question is actually asking. I'm assuming I need to take the 1 sec it changes per century, divide that by 100, then divide that by 365 to find the change per day correct? But I'm not sure even that is correct. I'm feeling a little lost.

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