# The radius of the Earth is about 6.37 × 106 m. a) What is the centripetal acceleration of a point on the equat?

"The radius of the Earth is about 6.37 × 10^6 m.

a) What is the centripetal acceleration of

a point on the equator due to the rotation of

earth about its axis?

Answer in units of m/s2

and

b) What is the centripetal acceleration of a

point at the North Pole?

Answer in units of m/s2"