Physics (10th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Rotational Kinematics - Problems - Page 212: 5


There are $63.7$ grads in one radian.

Work Step by Step

We know there are $2\pi$ radians in a circle, so one-quarter of a circle has $\frac{\pi}{2}$ radians. Therefore, $100$ grads $=$ $\pi/2$ radians. That means $1$ radian $=$ $100$ grads $\times\frac{1rad}{\pi/2rad}=63.7$ grads
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