# 6th math

Every 24 hours, Earth makes a full rotation around its axis. Earth's speed of rotation at the equator is 1,670 km per hour. What is the circumference of Earth's equator?

1. Do you think you shouls
subtract?
multiply?
divide?

posted by Ms. Sue

## Similar Questions

1. ### Math (unit rates)

Every 24 hours, Earth makes a full rotation around its axis. Earth's speed of rotation at the equator is 1,670 km per hour. What is the circumference of Earth's equator?
2. ### Science

Here's my question--- Precession of earth's axis causes- a-axial tilt b-a change in the north pole star c-seasons d-day and night My answer was a- m i rite? Precession of earth's axis caused by the centrifugal force of the Earth's
3. ### physics

the rotation of earth is a period of 86164 seconds. the earth has a radius of 6380 km. how fast would you be moving due to earths rotation at the equator? also how fast would you be moving at a latitude of 27 degrees north of the
4. ### Physics

Take the radius of the earth at the equator to be 6380 km a. Find the speed the speed of an object at the equator due to the earth's rotation. ___m/s b. Convert this speed to miles/hour (show your conversion factor in your written
5. ### Physics

Take the radius of the earth at the equator to be 6380 km a. Find the speed the speed of an object at the equator due to the earth's rotation. ___m/s b. Convert this speed to miles/hour (show your conversion factor in your written
6. ### Science

Luis wanted to create a clay model of earth and the sun. To show how Earth rotates, Luis wants to use a toothpick to represent Earth's axis of rotation. Where should Luis place the toothpick? A. Horizontally through Earth in the
7. ### physics

The earth has a radius of 6380 km and turns around once on its axis in 24 h. 1)What is the radial acceleration of an object at the earth's equator? Give your answer in m/s^2 2) What is the radial acceleration of an object at the
8. ### Physics

Earth is a spherical body, of radius 6,376 km, which completes a full rotation about its axis in 24.0 h. how long (in hours) should the day on Earth be so that a person at the equator is able to float freely above the ground?