ch13-p084 - 84. See Appendix C. We note that, since v =...

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84. See Appendix C. We note that, since v = 2 π r/T , the centripetal acceleration may be written as a = 4 π 2 r/T 2 . To express the result in terms of g , we divide by 9.8 m/s 2 . (a) The acceleration associated with Earth’s spin ( T = 24 h = 86400 s) is 6 3 22 4 (6.37 10 m) 3.4 10 . (86400s) (9.8m/s ) ag g π × == × 2 (b) The acceleration associated with Earth’s motion around the Sun (
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