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# Problem: An ant is walking on a disk of radius 15 cm rotating at an angular speed of 150 rad/s. At the center of the disk, what is the ant’s linear speed? What about at the rim of the disk?

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An ant is walking on a disk of radius 15 cm rotating at an angular speed of 150 rad/s. At the center of the disk, what is the ant’s linear speed? What about at the rim of the disk?

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