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Trigonometric Functions
A person is riding a ferris wheel that turns at a constant speeed. The lowest point of the ferris wheel is at ground level. Another person is standing at the side of the wheel on a platform 4m above the ground. She notes the times that the person on the wheel is at the same ...
May 5, 2014 by REALLY URGENT

Trigonometric Functions! (Ferris Wheel)
The Ferris wheel at a carnival has a diameter of 18m and descends to 2m above the ground at its lowest point. Assume that a rider enters a car at this point and rides the wheel for two revolutions My main problem is how to get the phase shift. (The answer says its 270 degrees)
May 21, 2013 by Sammy

Trigonometric Function
A Ferris wheel has a radius of 10 meters and is revolving 6 times each minute (wheel's frequency.) The wheel's center is 12 meters from the ground. If time starts on the ground, then find a sine function that shows the height from the ground for a car on the Ferris wheel at ...
April 14, 2014 by Valerie

Physics
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? ...
June 11, 2013 by montes

Physics :(( help please
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? ...
June 14, 2013 by john

trig question
A Ferris wheel has a deameter of 50m. The platform at the bottom, where you load the ferris wheel, is 3 m above the ground. The Ferris wheel rotates three times every two minutes. A stopwatch is started and you notice you are even with the center of the ferris wheel, going ...
November 2, 2006 by Alice

calculus
Eric is standing on the ground, a distance of 70 ft from the bottom of Ferris wheel that has a 20 ft radius. His arm is at the same height as the bottom of the Ferris wheel. Janice is on Ferris wheel which makes one revolution counter clock wise every 16 secs. At the instant ...
June 15, 2014 by Praphul

Trig
A ferris wheel has a 14 meter diameter and turns counterclockwise at 6 rpm. a) Assuming that the center of the wheel is the origin of an x-y coordinate plane, write functions to find the position (x,y) of a rider that starts at the bottom of the wheel. b) Where is the rider 2 ...
April 8, 2012 by Lisa

Advanced Functions
The vertical position, h, in metres, of a gondola on a Ferris wheel is modelled using the function h = 10 sin ((pi/15) (t-d)) + 12 where t is the time, in seconds. The gondola must assume a vertical position of 7 m at t=0 s , and be on its way upward. Determine the phase shift...
November 20, 2009 by -

Physics
Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 {\rm m} . The wheel completes one revolution every 31.5 s What is the average speed of a rider on this Ferris wheel? If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the ...
July 1, 2010 by Todd

Physics
A 2000kg ferris wheel accelerates from rest to an angular speed of 2.0 rad/s in 12 secs. Approximate the ferris wheel as a circular disk with a radius of 30m. what iss the net torque on the wheel
January 31, 2010 by C. Standard

5th grade math (word problems)
I'm not sure how to solve this: A group of friends went to an amusement park. 10 of them rode the ferris wheel, 15 rode carousel, and 11 rode the roller coaster. 7 of them rode both the ferris wheel & roller coaster. 4 rode both the ferris wheel & carousel. 5 rode both the ...
May 2, 2013 by Alex

Math
A ferris wheel has a diameter of 10 m and takes 24 sec to make one revolution. The lowest point on the wheel is 1 m above the ground. (4 marks) a. Sketch a graph to show how a rider's height above the ground varies with time as the ferris wheel makes a rotation. Assume the ...
July 23, 2014 by Madi

College Algebra
A ferris wheel has a diameter of 320 feet and the bottom of the Ferris wheel is 9 feet above the ground. Find the equation of the wheel if the origin is placed on the ground directly below the center of the wheel.
October 12, 2011 by Tyana

math
a ferris wheel has the diameter of 240 feet and the bottom of the ferris wheel is 9 feet above the ground. find the equation of the wheel if the origin is placed on the ground directly below the center of the wheel
October 5, 2011 by sn

7th grade math
A group of 32 students went to the amusement park.All of them either rode the Ferris wheel or Roller coaster.Seventeen rode the Ferris wheel,23 rode the roller coaster,and 8 did both.How many rode only the Ferris wheel
March 7, 2011 by Daniel

Math (Trig)
a ferris wheel has a radius of 10m and is one meter above the ground. If the ferris wheel makes 1 revolution every 20 seconds, write an equation that gives the height above the ground of a person on the ferris wheel as a function of time if that person starts (t=0) 1/8th of a ...
February 27, 2011 by Meg

Physics
At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 14.6 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.1 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0...
October 14, 2010 by Gina

Physics
At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 14.6 m, the bottom of the wheel is 2.4 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0...
June 14, 2012 by Ethan

Science
At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 15.3 m, the bottom of the wheel is 3.37 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1....
November 26, 2012 by Glenn

Physic
Me and my friend are playing on a Ferris wheel which has Radius of 20 Meter and had an constant angular velocity of 0.2 rad/s . Then, When I'm at the very top of the Ferris wheel i'm going to drop a tennis ball( dropping without initial velocity). How far around the Ferris ...
June 15, 2013 by Dave

Physics
In a ferris wheel, one person is at the top and another at the bttom. The ferris wheel rotates such that the magnitude of the tangetial velocity of each person is equal |v|top=|v|bottom. Determine for the person at the bottom, the force the seat exerts on the person. Use a ...
October 26, 2009 by rasuka_geo

math
the maximun height of a ferris wheel is 35m. the wheel takes 2 mins to make one revolution. passengers board the ferris wheel 2m above the ground at the bottom of the rotation. a. write an equation to model this b. how high is the passengers after 45s c. draw a graph
July 25, 2011 by kristen

trig
A ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the ferris wheel be at the origin. 1. Each of the ferris wheel's cars travels around a cirlce. a) Write an equation of the circle where x and y are measured in ...
August 20, 2011 by Chris

CHHS
A a ferris wheel has a diameter of 100ft. The passengers ride in cars that make 5 revolutions in 7.5 minutes. Approximately how far does a car on the Ferris wheel travel in 1 minute
May 7, 2014 by TJ

geometry
A person riding the original Ferris Wheel is traveling at a speed of 0.495 mph. If one revolution takes 9 minutes, what is the diameter of the Ferris Wheel? Show your work.
March 19, 2014 by Brittany

Trigonometry
A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7 m makes one complete revolution every 16 seconds. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5 m above the ground. The ride starts at the bottom. Find the sinusoidal function that models this Ferris wheel in terms of time (t) in seconds.
January 14, 2011 by Tabitha

physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 8.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 34.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.212 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...
October 21, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
While riding a Ferris wheel, the rider determines that the Ferris wheel makes 1.5 revolutions per minute. a) knowing that the diameter of the Ferris wheel is 100 ft, determine the angular speed (in rad/s) of the Ferris wheel. b) Determine the linear speed (in ft/s) of the ...
October 31, 2011 by Adam

A physics question
I was researching amusement park rides for a recent project (from this site I have noticed that many others are in the same boat as me). Anywho, I am doing the Ferris wheel or the Giant Wheel, and I was wondering if this was right, with respect to potential energy: this is due...
November 2, 2007 by Nessa

college trig word problem
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.
December 15, 2012 by Joel

Math
The first ferris wheel was built in1893 in Chicago. It's diameter was 250 feet.how many feet did the ferris wheel rotate with each complete turn?
January 24, 2013 by Kimmmee

Math ( trig )
If a person on the Ferris wheel is 45 feet above the ground. The Gris wheel has a radius of 47.f and is 5 feet above the ground. At what degrees had the Ferris wheel rotated counted clockwise?
March 12, 2014 by Gabby

Physics
In order to stop a Ferris wheel, a force is applied that accelerates at a rate of -0.010rad/s^2. How long will it take the Ferris wheel to stop?
June 21, 2013 by Julie

physics
Please help with these problems. Thanks! Suppose the circumference of a bicycle wheel is 2 meters. If it rotates at 1 revolution per second when you are riding the bicycle, then your speed will be? Suppose you're on a Ferris wheel at a carnival, seated 10 m from the Ferris ...
October 13, 2007 by Jules

math
A ferris wheel is 35 meters in diameter,and can be boarded at ground level. The wheel turns in a counterclokcwise direction, completing one full revolution every 5 minutes. Suppose that a t=0 you are in the three o'clock position. Write a formula, using the sine function for ...
August 13, 2010 by JK

trig
The ferris wheel in an amusement park. It has a diameter of 24m, and it takes 40s to make one complete revolution. If Peter gets on a gondola which is vertically below the centre of the ferris wheel, find his rise in the height after 5s.
March 31, 2014 by Yuika

physics
A Ferris wheel at an amusement park having a diameter of 14 m completes one rotation in 45 s. (a) What is the rotational speed of this Ferris wheel in revolution per minute and in degrees per second?
March 2, 2011 by anonymous

Physics
Please help with these problems, I dont understand them. Thanks! Suppose the circumference of a bicycle wheel is 2 meters. If it rotates at 1 revolution per second when you are riding the bicycle, then your speed will be? Suppose you're on a Ferris wheel at a carnival, seated ...
October 14, 2007 by Jules

Physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 11.0 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 33.9 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction (in degrees below ...
November 18, 2011 by Jacob

precalculus
A ferris wheel is 20 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 3 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 10 minutes. The function h = f(t) gives your height ...
March 25, 2013 by Anonymous

Physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 9.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 36.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...
November 17, 2010 by Sheva

Physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 9.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 36.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...
November 18, 2010 by Briana

Pre Algebra
Tickets on the ferris wheel cost .50 cents. At least how many tickets were sold? There are 36 cars on the ferris wheel that holds 60 people per car. Suppose every ticket holder rode for two turns of the wheel. At least how many turns did the wheel have to make? I think it's ...
May 15, 2012 by Ann

Math
A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7 m makes one complete revolution every 16s. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5 m above the ground. Find the amplitude, vertical shift, phase shift and k value and period. Do all calculations and then make your final equation. Predict how ...
March 25, 2013 by Krystien

trig
1. A Ferris wheel with a radius of 7m makes one complete revolution every 16 s. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m above ground. a)Find the equation of the graph b)predict how the graph and the equation will change if the Ferris wheel turns more slowly c) test your predictions ...
July 20, 2013 by Azal

math
A ferris wheel has radius of 25 m and its centre is 27 m above the ground. It rotates once every 40 seconds. Sandy gets on the ferris wheel at its lowest point and the wheel starts to rotate. Determine a sinusodial equation that gives her height, h, above the ground as a ...
March 29, 2010 by CL

Physics
A Ferris wheel has a circumference of 93 m and it completes one rotation in 2.3 minutes without stopping. What is the percentage change in apparent weight (=weight difference/weight = W/W) of a passenger between the highest and the lowest positions on this Ferris wheel?
September 21, 2011 by Logan

Math - need help ASAP!! Please!
The question relates to application of sine functions. -------------- A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7m makes one complete revolution every 16 seconds. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m above the ground. a) Draw a sketch to show a person's height (h) above the ground ...
November 4, 2007 by Anonymous

Math, Trigonometry
The height of a person on a ferris wheel is measured by function h(t)=38 sin 3.5 (t-4.0)+41.? h= height of person in feet t=represents the time in minutes. a) At what height, to the nearest tenth, are passengers loaded onto the Ferris wheel ? what characteristics of the graph ...
September 19, 2013 by sam

Trig - Ferris Wheel
A ferris wheel is 250 ft in diameter and revolves every 40 second when in motion. You step up to the seat on the wheel at the bottom 2 feet about the fround so you are sitting 4 feet about the ground at start. Derive the formula for the height of your seat at time (t). Then ...
February 13, 2007 by Anthony Gonzalez

Math
Billy is riding on a 20 meter diameter Ferris wheel that is making 3 revolutions per minute. What are your linear velocity and your angular velocity? If there are 8 equally spaced seats on the ferris wheel then what is the length of the arc between two adjacent seats?
May 9, 2014 by Shinku

Trig
A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 4 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 2 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
February 13, 2013 by Christine

precalculus
A Ferris wheel is 10 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 3 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 4 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
July 9, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
a 60kg man is on a steadily rotating Ferris wheel. the man is standing on a bathroom scale and the scale reads 45kg at the top of the wheel. take g=10m/s^2 (a) what does the scale read when the man is at the bottom of the wheel? (b)what does the scale read when the man is ...
October 11, 2010 by Ashley

Pre-Cal
A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 5 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes one full revolution every 7 minutes. You make two complete revolutions on...
February 14, 2014 by Courtney

math
a ferris wheel has a radius of 8m and rotates every 12 hrs. THe bottom of the ferris wheel is 1m above the ground. draw a graph describing how a person's height above the ground varies with time. Find an qeation for your graph.
November 15, 2008 by linda

Trig
As you ride a ferris wheel, your distance from the ground varies sinusoidally with time. When the last passenger boards the ferris wheel and the ride starts moving, let your position be modeled by the diagram provided. Let t be the number of seconds that have elapsed since ...
March 22, 2012 by TRig

Physics
A Ferris wheel, rotating initially at an angular speed of 0.500 rad/s, accelerates over a 7.00-s interval at a rate of 0.04 rad/s^2. What angular displacement does the Ferris wheel undergo in this 7-s interval?
June 8, 2010 by Ashley

math
A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the Ferris wheel be at the origin. The height h (in feet) of a Ferris wheel car located at the point (x, y) is given by h = 50 + y where y is related to the ...
January 30, 2012 by Rosalinda

Math
A ferris wheel is 30 meters in diameter and boarded in the six o'clock position from a platform that is 10 meters above the ground. The wheel completes one full revolution every 10 minutes. At the initial time t=0 you are in the twelve o'clock position.Find a formula, using ...
December 10, 2012 by Elizabeth

Math-trig
A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the Ferris wheel be at the origin. The height h (in feet) of a Ferris wheel car located at the point (x, y) is given by h = 50 + y where y is related to the ...
February 1, 2012 by Anonymous

precalculus
A Ferris wheel has a radius of 35 feet, and is rotating at 5 revolutions per minute. Find the linear speed, in feet per minute, of a seat on the Ferris wheel.
May 4, 2011 by amanda

Math (please help!)
The largest Ferris Wheel in the world is the London Eye in England. The height (in metres) of a rider on the London Eye after t minutes can be described by the function h(t) = 67 sin[0.2094(t-30)] + 70 Using this equation i'm supposed to find the diameter, the maximum (top of ...
January 23, 2011 by Haley

Honor Physics
Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 . The wheel completes one revolution every 33.0 . If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the base of the ride? (Note: The bottom of the wheel is 1.75 above the ...
September 15, 2009 by Milo

Math(Correction)
Use the given function values and trigonometric identities (including the relationship between a trigonometric function and its cofunction of a complementary angle) to find the indicated trigonometric functions. Sorry for the mistake. They are two seperate functions and i need...
March 23, 2010 by Mark

math
Matthew is riding a ferris wheel at a constant speed of 10km/h. The boarding height for the wheel is 1m, and the wheel has a radius of 7m. What is the equation for the function that describes Matthews height in the terms of time, assuming Matthew starts at the highest point on...
December 8, 2011 by Melissa

Math
The rim of the London Eye (a 135m diameter ferris wheel) moves 26 cm/sec, slow enough for passengers to safely get on the wheel from the platform (2 meters above ground level) without stopping the wheel at the bottom of its rotation. What's the height at the bottom of the ...
December 10, 2012 by anna

Trig Question Help plz
A ferris wheel has a radius of 25 feet. A person takes a seat, and the wheel turns 5pie/6 radians. How far is the person above the ground? please explain to me how to solve this We are to suppose the person got on the wheel at the very bottom. You might want to convert this to...
September 28, 2006 by John

Physics
A Ferris wheel (a vertical circle for the purposes of this question) with a radius 42.2 m is initially rotating at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 33.2 seconds. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.0542 rad/s2. [Note: If it helps you...
October 26, 2012 by Alphonse

Maths
Bill and Steve decide to spend the afternoon at an amusement park enjoying their favorite activities, the water slide and the gigantic Ferris wheels. Their tickets are stamped each time they slide or ride. At the end of the afternoon they have the following tickets: (Bill's ...
March 25, 2013 by Jeconiah

Physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0m is tuurning about a horizontal axis through its center. The linear speed of a passenger on the rin is constant and equal to 7.00 m/s. Whatare the magnitude and direction of the passengers acclerations as she passes through a) the lowest point ...
June 8, 2009 by Sarah

Pre-Cal
A Ferris wheel is 50 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 5 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes one full revolution every 9 minutes. You make two complete revolutions on...
February 14, 2014 by Alanas

Pre Calculus 12
Modelling with sine/cosine A Ferris wheel has a diameter of 30m. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m off the ground it takes 3.5min to make one complete revolution. a person gets on ferris wheel at its lowest point at time = 0. write an equation that represents persons height ...
January 23, 2013 by Shreya

Physics
A particular Ferris wheel (a rigid wheel rotating in a vertical plane about a horizontal axis) at a local carnival has a radius of 20.0 m and it completes 1 revolution in 9.84 seconds. (a) What is the speed (m/s) of a point on the edge of the wheel? Using the coordinate system...
August 6, 2011 by waqas

physics
you are riding on a 20 meter diameter ferris wheel. when your cart is at the bottom. you feel as heavy as you normally are. what is the speed of the wheel
May 4, 2010 by dai

differential calculus
a ferris wheel 15m in diameter makes 1 revolution every 2 minutes. If the center of the wheel is 9m above the ground, how fast is the passenger in the wheel moving vertically when he is 12.5m above the ground?
August 8, 2011 by Adler

Physics
A ferris wheel, radius 5.0m, rotates once every 8.4 seconds. a) What is the centripetal acceleration of a 60kg person at the circumference? b) calculate the force of the seat on the person at the highest point. c) calculate the force of the seat on the person at the lowest ...
December 15, 2010 by Jon

physics
Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.50 m, the bottom of which is 1.75 m above the ground. The wheel completes one revolution every 32.0 s. If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the base of the ride...
September 26, 2012 by Kabe

Physics
A boy sits on a ferris wheel. how much work is done on him by gravitional forces when the wheel makes one complete turn? Explain.
November 14, 2010 by Anonymous

math
if a Ferris wheel with a radius of 22 feet takes 25 seconds to turn 4(pi)/5 radians, find the angular speed of the wheel! please help asap
February 8, 2013 by carlee

physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center as shown in the figure. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 7.0 m/s. What are the magnitude and direction of the passenger's acceleration as she passes ...
November 6, 2010 by meera

TRIGONOMETRY
Write the following trigonometric expression as an algebraic expression in x free of trigonometric or inverse trigonometric functions sin(cos^-1 x) -1≤x≤1
December 4, 2012 by Matthew

Physics for Life science
1.You are riding on a 20m diameter Ferris wheel. when your cart is at the bottom, you feel twice as heavy as you normally are. what is the speed of the wheel?
May 3, 2010 by Simeon

Math(Correction)
Use the given function values and trigonometric identities (including the relationship between a trigonometric function and its cofunction of a complementary angle) to find the indicated trigonometric functions. sec Q = 5 tan = 2sqrt6 a) cos Q b) cotQ c) cot(90 degrees - Q) d...
March 23, 2010 by Mark

Math(Correction)
Use the given function values and trigonometric identities (including the relationship between a trigonometric function and its cofunction of a complementary angle) to find the indicated trigonometric functions. sec Q = 5 tan Q = 2sqrt6 a) cos Q b) cotQ c) cot(90 degrees - Q) ...
March 23, 2010 by Mark

physics
A Ferris wheel with a radius of 9.61 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 34.1 s. Calculate the magnitude of a passenger's acceleraton when at the top of the wheel.
November 1, 2009 by Emily

trig
ferris wheel one has a 40ft diameter, revolves once every 30 seconds and is 5ft above ground. Ferris wheel two has a diameter of 20feet, revolves once every 15seconds and is 2 feet above the ground. each angular velocity?? each linear velocity??
June 11, 2013 by ozzy

Geometry
A Ferris wheel has a 50 meter radius. How many kilometers will a passenger travel during a ride if the wheel makes 10 revolutions? Round your answer to the nearest tenth of a kilometer.
May 16, 2012 by Sholanda

Math
Use the given function values and trigonometric identities (including the relationship between a trigonometric function and its cofunction of a complementary angle) to find the indicated trigonometric functions. sec Q = 5 tan = 2sqrt6 a) cos Q b) cotQ c) cot(90 degrees - Q) d...
March 23, 2010 by Mark

Math
Shirley is on a Ferris wheel which spins at the rate of 3.6 revolutions per minute. The wheel has a radius of 35 feet, and the center of the wheel is 51 feet above the ground. After the wheel starts moving, Shirley takes 12 seconds to reach the top of the wheel. How high above...
March 7, 2014 by Christie

Physics
A person with a mass of 76 kg is moving at a constant speed in a vertical circle on a Ferris wheel with a radius of 37.6 meters. If the difference between his normal force at the bottom (FNB) and the normal force at the top (FNT) of the circle is one third of his weight (FNB-...
October 21, 2011 by Rick

Precal
Suppose that you are sitting in a chair on a Ferris wheel that has a diameter of 120 feet that is boarded 6 feet above the ground at the 6 o’clock position. If the Ferris wheel moves in a counterclockwise direction and makes one revolution every 12 minutes, how high will your ...
May 26, 2014 by jessica

Physics
A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.60 m/s. What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through the ...
September 19, 2006 by Julie

Trigonometric Functions
Determine the Value of all six trigonometric functions of theta when given? I need help. This is for my midterm review, if anyone is willing to help, I'd appreciate it. a) sin theta= 3/5 and theta is in quadrant 1. b) tan theta= -2 and theta is in quadrant II c) sec theta = 2 ...
January 6, 2008 by Mike

Maths!! Sinusoidal!
1.Jim and Chana are riding the Ferris wheel like the one diagrammed here. It is supported on a triangular base having a bottom of 18.460m and sides of 14.359m. During the ride Jim observed Chana, while Chana observed that at the bottom of the ride she passed the two structural...
July 25, 2014 by Moe

principles of physics
A carnival has a Ferris wheel where the seats are located halfway between the center and outside rim. If you were at the outside rim, your angular speed while riding on this Ferris wheel would be A) more and your tangential speed less.B) less and your tangential speed more.C...
March 2, 2012 by CHRIS

precal
The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes. Measuring 150m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina Centre...
February 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
the ferris wheel at a carnival has a diameter of 18 m and descends to 2m above the ground at its lowest point. Assume that a rider enters a car at this point and rides the wheel for two revolutions
December 9, 2012 by Miley

Marh
If there are 2 ferris wheels and one takes 6 minutes to go a full circle a round and the other takes 9 minutes to go around. And a person gets on each ferris wheel how many minutes does it take until they are both at the bottom at the same time.
August 27, 2014 by Pam Coleman

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