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Homework Help: physics

Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 2:21am.

You are lying on the beach on a tropical island on the equator, watching the Sun set - what a beautiful scene! Immediately after the top of the Sun disappears, you stand up to watch the Sun set again. After the amount of time t=10 s the top of the Sun disappears again. Given that you are about h=1.8 m tall, estimate the radius of the Earth in m.

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