### What latitude is tangential speed-person living in ecuador

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The earth has a radius of 6.38 x 106 m and turns on its axis once every 23.9 h. (a) What is the tangential speed (in m/s) of a person living in Ecuador, a country that lies on the equator? (b) At what latitude (i.e., the angle in the figure, in degrees) is the tangential speed 1/6 that of a person living in Ecuador?

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