(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere.J S(b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle.J. S

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(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere.
J S
(b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle.
J. S
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(a) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its spinning motion on its axis, treating Earth as a uniform solid sphere. J S (b) Calculate the angular momentum of Earth that arises from its orbital motion about the Sun, treating Earth as a point particle. J. S

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(a). the moment of inertia of the sphere is

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2 mr I : 5

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Then the angular momentum of the Earth is

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L Io Iday Iday24hr 3600s hr 2 -тr 1day lday24hr 3600s hr (5,97x10 kg)(6378000m) = 7.07 x 1033 Js

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(b). angular velocity of Ea...

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2л = 365 days 27T 31536000s

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