Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 36 - Think and Explain: 37

Answer

A clock at the equator would run slightly slower.

Work Step by Step

This question only makes sense when viewed from an inertial frame. For observers in such a frame, the clock at the equator slows down because of time dilation (the clock is now moving). This is shown in Figure 36.9.
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