# (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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Step 1

Angular momentum is given by:

L = I*w

a.)

Here, I = moment of inertia about its center axis = (2/5)×Me×Re2

Where, Me = mass of earth = 5.97*1024 kg

Re = radius of earth = 6.371×106 m

Step 2

w = angular speed

Step 3

Angular momentu...

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