Subject: gravity vs centripetal force @ equator vs poles
Date: Sun Feb 9 12:12:41 1997
Posted by Kevin Engelkemier
Grade level: other
School: No school entered.
City: Broadview State/Province: IL
Area of science: Physics
Considering the centripital force from the earth's rotation vs. the pull of
gravity, I would expect to weight much more stepping on a scale at either
pole vs. at the equator since there should be no centripital force at the
Is this correct?
By how many pounds would the weight differ?
If this is incorrect then, why?
Thanks for the consideration!
Re: gravity vs centripetal force @ equator vs poles
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