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Homework Help: Pre cal.

Posted by Patrick on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 11:11am.

Determine the linear velocity of a point rotating at 25 revolutions per minute at a distance of 2 feet from the center of the rotating object. Give answer in feet/sec/


25/60 = 5/12 revs per second
Convert rev per second to rad/sec
5/12*2*pi = 2.618 rad/sec
at a distance of 2 feet:
2*2.618 = 5.236 feet/sec

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