Posted by **Lucy** on Tuesday, September 2, 2008 at 4:12pm.

The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is revolving at a rate of 20 rpm. The maximum depth of the paddle wheel under water is 1 foot. Suppose a point is located at the lowest point of the wheel at t=0.

1) Write a cosine function with phase shift 0 for the height above water at the initial point after t seconds

2) use your function to find the height of the initial point after 5.5 seconds

3) and find the values of x for which the equation sin x= -1 is true.

Thanks for any assistance

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Pre-Calculus - The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is ...
- Pre-Calculus - The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is ...
- Pre-Calculus - The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is ...
- Math Grade 12 - The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is ...
- Math - The paddle wheel of a boat measures 16 feet in diameter and is revolving ...
- Physics - A 500.0 kg object is attached by a rope through a pulley to a paddle-...
- Geometry - A 3-foot diameter wheel travels at a rate of 45 feet per second. How ...
- math - A Ferris wheel has a maximum height of 245 feet and a wheel diameter of ...
- Honors Pre Calculus - Tony visits the local fair and sees one of the rides, the ...
- physics - A copper container of mass 100g contains 500g of water. A steel paddle...

More Related Questions