Q 15

We would like to compare the angular momentum of Mars about its axis of rotation with that of Earth's. The mass of Mars is 11% that of Earth, with a radius 53% that of Earth, and a rotational period 103% that of Earth. Assuming both planets to be uniform spheres calculate the ratio of the angular momentum of Mars to that of Earth. A) 6.0 102 B) 5.7 102 C) 3.2 102 D) 3.0 102 E) 3.1 102

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