Walk around the earth problem.

Mathematics
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If a h tall person walked around the earth, how much farther would his head travel than his feet?

Jul 2nd, 2015

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they will travel the same distance..............................................................................

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Jul 2nd, 2015

Sorry that is incorrect. If you think about 2 circles, one having the radius of the earth, and the other having the radius of the earth + h, the difference in distance traveled should be the circumference of the larger circle minus the circumference of the smaller circle. 

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