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    Arc length that the Earth travel around the Sun in 3 months

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    What arc length does the Earth travel in a three-month period in its nearly circular orbit around the Sun? (The radius of the Earth's orbit is 1.5 x 10^11 m.)

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    The Earth travels around the Sun once a year, or once every 12 months. ...

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    In this exercise, students are asked to find the arc length that the Earth travels around the Sun in a three-month period, assuming that the orbit is nearly circular, given the radius of the Earth's orbit.

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