Angular and Linear Velocities of Earth

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Radius: 93,000,000 miles

a) Assume that a year is 365 days, and find the angle formed by Earth's movement in one day.

b) Give the angular velocity in radians per hour.

c) Find the linear velocity of Earth in miles per hour.

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a=360degrees

b=22/7 x 2 x93000000

=5843362336/(365x24)

=66705.05mile/hour

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