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As the earth rotates through one revolution, a person standing on the equator traces out a circular path whose radius is equal to the radius of the earth (6.38 106 m). What is the average speed of this person in meters per second?

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  1. speed= 2PIr/time r is rad earth, time is one day (in seconds).

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