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A body is dropped from a height at latitude L in the northern hemisphere. Show that it strikes the ground a distance d = 1/3·w·cosL·sqrt(8h^3/g) to the west, where w is the earth's angular velocity.

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A body is dropped from a height at latitude L in the northern hemisphere. Show t

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