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    A metre is approximately one ten-millionth of the distance from the North Pole to the equator. Assuming that the earth is a sphere and that its axis of rotation is stationary calculate the speed of a building on the equator in ms^-1.
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    A metre is approximately one ten-millionth of the distance from the North Pole to the equator. Assuming that the earth is a sphere and that its axis of rotation is stationary calculate the speed of a building on the equator in ms^-1.
    How could you relate the period of the rotation to the velocity
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    (Original post by samb1234)
    How could you relate the period of the rotation to the velocity
    I'm not sure? Is the angle 2 pi?
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    (Original post by _ocean_)
    I'm not sure? Is the angle 2 pi?
    Well how long does it take for us to do one full rotation?
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