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1. ### What is the linear speed of a point at a latitude of 50.0^\circ N?

Due to what ?? Rotation of the earth , about 400 MPH (1000 MPH at equator, 0 at poles ) Due to orbit around sun, about...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/11/2010

2. ### What is the linear speed due to the Earth 's rotation for a person located 40 degrees N latitude?

The radius of the north 40 latitude = r = earth radius x cosine 40..............solve for r A point on this... on how you want the linear speed expressed.......... mph .......feet per second.......kilometers per...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/02/2011

3. ### A top (like Earth ) stops spinning,due to friction.Then Why does the Earth STILL rotate?

... its rotation ; it is ...'s not to say the Earth is not slowing down. First of all, the person who ...would be continual 1,000- mph winds at the ...

12 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 03/09/2006

4. ### T/F The Earth 's rotational speed in linear mph varies with the latitude while the angular speed is constant?

.... Now you know all of those circles make 1 rotation per day. So the smaller ones have a slower linear velocity ( MPH ) even though the angular velocity ( 360 deg...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/01/2010

5. ### Trains A and B are traveling in the same direction on parallel tracks. Train A is traveling at 60 mph ?

23:45 But why? And what happens if the tracks cross the stream? What about the tunnels? Where is the next station? Do they travel with the rotation of the earth or against it?

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 14/04/2011

6. ### Convert longitude to mph and kmph?

The earth rotates at 360 deg / 24 hours...40, 60, and 80 deg lat, you need to find the relation between degrees long and ... two points on the same line of latitude and one degree apart. For example...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 24/08/2009