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Unformatted text preview: of 1.5 m. a) Find the angular velocity of the wheel in rad/sec. b) Find the linear velocity in feet/sec of a point 1 foot from the center of the wheel. c) Find the linear velocity in feet/sec of a point 2 feet from the center of the wheel. The radius of the Earth is approximately 3840 mi long, and the Earth revolves on its axis once every 24 hours. a) Determine the angular velocity of the Earth in radians per day. b) Determine the angular velocity of the Earth in radians per week. c) Determine the linear velocity of a person standing on the equator (in miles per day). 1.5 Applications: Angular and Linear Velocity Part 2 Monday, August 29, 2011 5:32 PM Ch_1 Page 1 Ch_1 Page 2...
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