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    Linear and angular speed (Earth)

    Hello, here's the question I'm not sure of the answer to.

    You are standing on the equator of the earth (radius 3960 miles). What is your linear and angular speed?

    I got 1036.73 mph for linear speed and pi/12 for angular speed. How wrong am I?
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    Hi,
    Quote Originally Posted by timmconnel View Post
    You are standing on the equator of the earth (radius 3960 miles). What is your linear and angular speed?

    I got 1036.73 mph for linear speed and pi/12 for angular speed.
    It seems good to me.
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