Posted by **john** on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:15am.

You and a friend are going to ride on a Ferris wheel. For a little extra fun, when your friend is at the very top of the Ferris wheel she's going to drop a tennis ball. How far around the Ferris wheel in radians from your friend should you sit so you can catch the ball?

Details and assumptions

>The Ferris wheel radius is R=20 m.

>The Ferris wheel goes around at a constant angular velocity ω=0.2 rad/s.

>The acceleration of gravity is −9.8 m/s2.

>Neglect air resistance.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Physics - You and a friend are going to ride on a Ferris wheel. For a little ...
- Physic - Me and my friend are playing on a Ferris wheel which has Radius of 20 ...
- Physics - Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 {\rm m} . The ...
- trig question - A Ferris wheel has a deameter of 50m. The platform at the bottom...
- Physics - A particular Ferris wheel takes you through one complete revolution ...
- Physics - While riding a Ferris wheel, the rider determines that the Ferris ...
- Physics - At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel...
- Physics - At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel...
- Science - At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel...
- Honor Physics - Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 . The wheel ...

More Related Questions