Problem: What is the angular speed of the tip of the minute hand on a clock, in rad/s?

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Angular speed:

ω=θt

Angular speed is independent of the radius.

In 60 minutes, the minute hand covers 2π radians (a full rotation).

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What is the angular speed of the tip of the minute hand on a clock, in rad/s?

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