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Asked Nov 28, 2019
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Assume the Earth is a sphere with its mass evenly distributed throughout. Find the moment of inertia of the Earth about its axis of rotation.

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For solid sphere, moment inetia (I) = MR
24
Mass of earth (M) = 5-112 XIO
63 km
kg
63H m
Radius of eaxth (e)
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For solid sphere, moment inetia (I) = MR 24 Mass of earth (M) = 5-112 XIO 63 km kg 63H m Radius of eaxth (e)

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