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A Ferris wheel has a radius of 25 feet.The wheel is rotating at two revolutions per minute.Find the linear speed, in feet per minute, of a seat on this ferris wheel.

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    2 rpm is an angular speed of
    w = 4 pi radians/min

    The linear speed is R*w

    Do the numbers. Looks like 100 pi ft/min

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