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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- October 29th 2008, 06:11 PMtimmconnelLinear and angular speed
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? - October 29th 2008, 10:27 PMHallsofIvy