# SOLUTION: Find the linear velocity for a point on the surface of the earth that is 1 mi from the North Pole. Hint: Assume that the point travels around a circle of radius 1 mi.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Unit Conversion Word Problems Question 626025: Find the linear velocity for a point on the surface of the earth that is 1 mi from the North Pole. Hint: Assume that the point travels around a circle of radius 1 mi. Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Find the linear velocity for a point on the surface of the earth that is 1 mi from the North Pole. Hint: Assume that the point travels around a circle of radius 1 mi. ------------------- Neglecting the spherical shape: r = 1 mile --> C = 2pi miles ------------- v = 2pi miles/day