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Posted by Gina on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 12:35pm.

The earth rotates once per day about an axis passing through the north and south poles, an axis that is perpendicular to the plane of the equator. Assuming the earth is a sphere with a radius of 6.38 x 106 m, determine the centripetal acceleration of a person situated (a) at the equator and (b) at a latitude of 15.0 north of the equator

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