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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 decade ago


Suppose a 5.8 x 1010 kg meteorite struck the Earth at the equator with a speed v = 2.2 x 104 m/s, as shown in Fig. 11-37 and remained stuck. By what factor would the affect the rotational frequency of the Earth (1 rev/day)?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    according to my calculator, 3814.2 gallons. but you need to double-check, I have a feeling it might be closer to 3850.

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