Tuesday

February 21, 2017
Number of results: 39,800

**Physics**

A dragster starts from rest and accelerates down the track. Each tire has a radius of 0.360 m and rolls without slipping. At a distance of 360 m, the angular speed of the wheels is 292 rad/s. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (d) ...

*April 5, 2008 by Oliver*

**physics**

4) Suppose the radius of a bicycle wheel is 20 cm. If it rotates at 1 complete rotation per second when you are riding the bicycle, a. What will the tire’s angular velocity be in rad/s?

*February 7, 2013 by tia*

**Math**

Here is the question : 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 1 full revolution in 4 minutes. How many minutes ...

*September 2, 2014 by Lili*

**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*

**Physics**

A flywheel with a diameter of 2.45 m is rotating at an angular speed of 74.1 rev/min. (a) What is the angular speed of the flywheel in radians per second? (b) What is the linear speed of a point on the rim of the flywheel? (c) What constant angular acceleration (in revolutions...

*November 9, 2011 by kyle*

**Trig**

A ferris wheel at the fair has a radius of 60 feet. If it takes 24 seconds to make a full revolution, what is the linear speed for the passengers?

*March 31, 2012 by Emily*

**Precalculus**

you are sitting on a ferris wheel car. The wheel has a radius of 50 feet and makes 3 revolutions per minute. What is your linear speed in feet per minute?

*August 25, 2015 by Jenna Thompson*

**Physics**

A spoked wheel with a radius of 44.0 cm and a mass of 1.90 kg is mounted horizontally on frictionless bearings. JiaJun puts his 0.550-kg guinea pig on the outer edge of the wheel. The guinea pig begins to run along the edge of the wheel with a speed of 18.0 cm/s with respect ...

*March 28, 2012 by Priyanka*

**physics**

A wheel of mass 0.47 kg and radius 49 cm is spinning with an angular velocity of 24 rad/s. You then push your hand against the edge of the wheel, exerting a force F on the wheel as shown in the figure below. If the wheel comes to a stop after traveling 1/4 of a turn, what is F?

*December 2, 2011 by samiyah*

**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*

**Physics**

An 80-ft-diameter Ferris wheel rotates once every 23s. What is the apparent weight of a 80kg passenger at the lowest point of the circle? Express your answer in SI units. I know to use the equation mg-N=m(v^(2)/r) but I can't figure out how to come away with the apparent ...

*February 24, 2015 by Skyler*

**physics**

A 12 g CD with a radius of 6.0 cm rotates with an angular speed of 40 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy? What angular speed must the CD have if its kinetic energy is to be doubled?

*October 17, 2009 by angel*

**Physics. PLEASE HELP!!**

Consider a wheel (solid disk) of radius 0.748 m, mass 16 kg and moment of iner- tia 1/2 MR^2 . The wheel rolls without slipping in a straight line in an uphill direction 27 above the horizontal. The wheel starts at angular speed 20.5882 rad/s but the rotation slows down as ...

*April 20, 2012 by Amber*

**math**

The Flying Zucchini Circus Troupe has a human cannon- ball act, shooting a performer from a cannon into a spe- cially padded seat of a turning Ferris wheel. The Ferris wheel has a radius of 40 feet and rotates counterclockwise at one revolution per minute. The special seat ...

*April 19, 2016 by mimi*

**Math**

A carnival ferris wheel that has a diameter of 18m, goes 4 seconds every revolution, there are 5 revolutions, also the ferris wheel is 2m above the ground Cosine and Sine equation needed

*December 8, 2016 by worm*

**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 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...

*February 2, 2011 by mely*

**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 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...

*February 2, 2011 by andrea*

**physics**

A machine part rotates at an angular speed of 0.77 rad/s; its speed is then increased to 1.76 rad/s using an angular acceleration of 0.29 rad/s 2 . Find the angle through which the part rotates before reaching this ﬁnal speed. Answer in units of rad

*December 13, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Trigonometry**

Two wheels are rotating in such a way that the rotation of the smaller wheel causes the larger wheel to rotate. The radius of the smaller wheel is 4.4 centimeters and the radius of the larger wheel is 20.9 centimeters. Through how many degrees wil the larger wheel rotate if ...

*March 19, 2013 by Katelyn*

**physics**

A bicycle wheel with a radius of 38 cm is given an angular acceleration of 2.61 rad/s2 by applying a force of 0.45 N on the edge of the wheel. What is the wheel's moment of inertia?

*January 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A person is riding on a Ferris wheel of radius R. He starts at the lowest point of the wheel. When the wheel makes one complete revolution, is the net work done by the gravitational force positive, zero, or negative? Do you need to know how the speed of the person changed ...

*February 13, 2012 by Amy*

**math**

The Ferris wheel at the county fair is 30 feet tall. If a person rides the Ferris wheel around 4 times, how far has he traveled? 60 ft 120 ft 90.8 ft 376.8 ft please answer as soon as possible

*March 12, 2015 by nour*

**Math**

Matthew is riding a ferris wheel at a constant speed of 2 revolutions per minute. The boarding height for the wheel is 1m, and the radius is 7m. a) What is the equation of the function that describes Matthew's Height in (m) in terms of time in minutes, assuming matthew starts ...

*June 3, 2016 by Dyrone*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**physics**

A 5.0-g CD with a radius of 6.0 cm rotates with an angular speed of 20 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy?

*May 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 5.0-g CD with a radius of 6.0 cm rotates with an angular speed of 20 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy?

*May 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics... rotation**

A constant force of 40 N is applied tangentially to the rim of a wheel with 20 cm radius. The wheel has a moment of inertia of 30 kg m2. Show that the angular acceleration of the wheel is 0.27 rad s-2

*November 13, 2008 by Kimora*

**science**

2. You are on the London Eye observational wheel, which is 135 m tall and rotates once every half-hour. What is your velocity (speed and direction)?

*July 18, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A rotating uniform-density disk of radius 0.7 m is mounted in the vertical plane. The axle is held up by supports that are not shown, and the disk is free to rotate on the nearly frictionless axle. The disk has mass 5 kg. A lump of clay with mass 0.3 kg falls and sticks to the...

*November 8, 2012 by Udit*

**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*

**physics**

wheel is spinning with angular speed 8.6 radian/sec.small fractional force on shaft causes a constant angular deacceleration and wheel come to rest in 192 sec.what is angular acceleration and total angle turned during the slow down

*October 31, 2014 by ali*

**Math (IB Calc)**

A ferris wheel has a diameter of 50 meters. If point A is at the lowest point of the ferris wheel, 0 meters. What is the height of point A if the wheel moves 2pi/3 radians clockwise? What is the equation?

*November 20, 2014 by Dani*

**physic**

A wheel 0.5m in radius is moving with a speed of 12m/s.find its angular speed ?

*December 26, 2016 by Indrajeet raiger*

**physics**

A wheel of mass 0.52kg and radius 46cm is spinning with an angular velocity of 23rad/s. You exert a force F on the wheel, the wheel comes to a stop after 1/4 turn. What is F.

*July 22, 2010 by meldoy*

**Science**

You are holding the axle of a bicycle wheel with radius 30 cm and mass 1.07 kg. You get the wheel spinning at a rate of 79 rpm and then stop it by pressing the tire against the pavement. You notice that it takes 1.11 s for the wheel to come to a complete stop. What is the ...

*November 26, 2012 by Gerrard*

**Physics**

A roulette wheel with a 1.0m radius reaches a maximum angular speed of 18 rad/s before it stops 35 revolutions ( 220 rad ) after attaining the maximum speed. How long did it take the wheel to stop? Unless you mean the 35 revs occur after max speed, it cannot be solved. The ...

*December 19, 2006 by Robert*

**Algebra 2**

The Ferris wheel in the figure has a radius of 68 feet. The clearance between the wheel and the ground is 14 feet. The rectangular coordinate system shown has its origin on the ground directly below the center of the wheel. Use the coordinate system to write the equation of ...

*September 2, 2015 by alleykatt38*

**Pre Cal**

A circular Ferris wheel has a radius of 9 meters. The ride rotates a rate of 10 degrees per second. When you get in the ride at the bottom the seat is 2 meters above the ground at its lowest point in meters. How high is the seat after 54 seconds.

*January 22, 2015 by Gabriela Garduno*

**calc**

The wheels are connected BT a belt. One wheel has a radius of 10inches and is rotating 40rpm. If the other wheel has a radius of 6inches, what is its angular velocity? Is 200rev/3min correct?

*April 28, 2012 by ALISON*

**Physics please help!!**

A 12.1 g CD with a radius of 6.16 cm rotates with an angular speed of 31.1 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy?

*March 10, 2011 by Megan*

**Physics please help!!**

A 12.1 g CD with a radius of 6.16 cm rotates with an angular speed of 31.1 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy?

*March 10, 2011 by Megan*

**Physics please help!!**

A 12.1 g CD with a radius of 6.16 cm rotates with an angular speed of 31.1 rad/s. What is its kinetic energy?

*March 13, 2011 by Megan*

**Physics**

A cord is wrapped around the rim of a wheel .250 m in radius, and a steady pull of 40.0 N is exerted on the cord. The wheel is mounted on frictionless bearings on a horizontal shaft through its center. The moment of inertia of the wheel about this shaft is 5.00kg*m^2. Compute ...

*March 27, 2007 by Karla*

**Physics**

A Ferris Wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5s. What is the fractional change in a person's apparent weight: a) at the top, and b) at the bottom? I need to know if I'm doing this right. Here's my work: Equation Used: Net Force = [(4(pi)^2)(R)(M)] / [T^2] M=mass T...

*January 20, 2011 by Ricky*

**college physics (inertia)**

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s to 1.58 rad/s in 3.92 s. a)Determine the ...

*March 30, 2010 by eric*

**college physics (inertia)**

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s to 1.58 rad/s in 3.92 s. a)Determine the ...

*March 30, 2010 by eric*

**college physics (inertia)**

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to dθ/dt = ω0 *e^-(σ*t) where ω0 and σ are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 3.08 rad/s to 1.58 rad/s in 3.92 s. a)Determine the ...

*March 30, 2010 by eric*

**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*

**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*

**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**

A bicycle wheel is mounted on a fixed, frictionless axle. A massless string is wound around the wheel's rim, and a constant horizontal force, F, starts pulling the string from the top of the wheel starting at time t = 0 when the wheel is not rotating. Suppose that at some ...

*January 22, 2010 by Gabe*

**Physics**

A wheel turns through 90.0 revolutions in 15.0 sec. The angular speed at the end of this 15.0 sec period is 10.0 rev/s. Assuming that the angular acceleration is constant, calculate a) the angular speed at the beginning of the 15.0 sec interval, and b) the amount of time that ...

*May 5, 2014 by TP*

**Physics**

You are holding the axle of a bicycle wheel with radius 35 cm and mass 1 kg. You get the wheel spinning at a rate of 55 rpm and then stop it by pressing the tire against the pavement. You notice that it takes 2.0 s for the wheel to come to a complete stop. What is the angular ...

*November 6, 2014 by Ashely*

**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*

**Trigonometry**

A point on the rim of a wheel of unknown radius in a pulley system has a velocity of 16 in/min. The wheel is making 4 rpm. If the radius of the other wheel is 8 inches, find the 8" wheel's rpms and the unknown wheel's radius. I got a radius of about 0.637" for the unknown ...

*February 13, 2017 by MB*

**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**

As a result of friction, the angular speed of a wheel changes with time according to d(theta)/dt = w0 e^-(aplpha*t) where w0 and alpha are constants. The angular speed changes from an initial angular speed of 4.87 rad/s to 4.27 rad/s in 33.93s. A) Determine the magnitude of ...

*October 26, 2012 by michelle*

**physics**

A small stone of mass m is stuck on the periphery of a wheel of radius R rolling along the x-axis with a constant speed v. The centre of the wheel was at x = 0 at time t = 0, and stone was on the ground at that time. Find the angular momentum of the stone and its rate of ...

*October 23, 2010 by anil*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3800 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 46.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge. in 1 rad/s2

*October 22, 2010 by john*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3500 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 54.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration of the centrifuge in rad/s^2.

*November 28, 2010 by angie*

**physics**

A centrifuge in a medical laboratory rotates at an angular speed of 3,550 rev/min. When switched off, it rotates through 54.0 revolutions before coming to rest. Find the constant angular acceleration (in rad/s2) of the centrifuge.

*March 25, 2016 by jojo*

**physics**

After 10.0 s, a spinning roulette wheel at a casino has slowed down to an angular velocity of +1.56 rad/s. During this time, the wheel has an angular acceleration of -5.45 rad/s2. Determine the angular displacement of the wheel.

*November 2, 2010 by Danica*

**physics**

After 10.0 s, a spinning roulette wheel at a casino has slowed down to an angular velocity of +1.74 rad/s. During this time, the wheel has an angular acceleration of -5.1 rad/s2. Determine the angular displacement of the wheel.

*November 18, 2010 by michelle*

**Math**

Shirley is on a ferris wheel which spins at the rate of 3.2 revolutions per minute. The wheel has a radius of 45 feet, and the center of the wheels is 59 feet above the ground. After the wheel starts moving. Shirley takes 16 seconds to reach the top of the wheel. How high ...

*November 28, 2009 by SC*

**physics**

An automobile tire has a radius of 0.455 m, and its center moves forward with a linear speed of v = 15.7 m/s. Determine the angular speed of the wheel.

*March 11, 2012 by Katie*

**Physics**

A mark on the rim of a rotating circular wheel of 0.50m radius is moving with a speed 10m/s. Find its angular speed.

*October 5, 2016 by Snehal*

**Physics(Please check)**

After 14.6 s, a spinning roulette wheel has slowed down to an angular velocity of 1.22 rad/s. During this time, the wheel has an angular acceleration of -4.51 rad/s2. Determine the angular displacement of the wheel. I did w0= wf + (4.51)(14.6) = 1.22+45.1 46.32(14.6) - (1/2)(4...

*June 5, 2012 by Hannah*

**n**

A ferris wheel is 20 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 1 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 6 minutes. The function h = f(t) gives your height ...

*February 10, 2017 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A track is mounted on a large wheel that is free to turn with negligible friction about a vertical axis. A toy train of mass m = 0.140 is placed on the track and, with the system initially at rest, the train's electrical power is turned on. The train reaches a steady speed of ...

*January 16, 2014 by Josh*

**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 turntable of radius 2m rotates freely about a fixed vertical axis. A child 19 kg is standing on the turntable right at the outer edge and the system is initially rotating at an angular speed of 0.5 rev/s. The child then moves to position 1m from center of the turntable. what...

*February 12, 2012 by Brittany*

**Physics HELP!**

A solid, horizontal cylinder of mass 11.0 kg and radius 1.70 m rotates with an angular speed of 5.10 rad/s about a fixed vertical axis through its center. A 1.21 kg piece of putty is dropped vertically onto the cylinder at a point 0.600 m from the center of rotation and sticks...

*November 6, 2012 by Mia*

**physics**

A solid, horizontal cylinder of mass 12.0 kg and radius 2.30 m rotates with an angular speed of 6.70 rad/s about a fixed vertical axis through its center. A 1.60 kg piece of putty is dropped vertically onto the cylinder at a point 0.600 m from the center of rotation and sticks...

*November 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

**engineering**

a bolt located 50mm from the center of an auto wheel is tightened by the couple shown for .10 seconds. determine the resulting angular velocity of the wheel if the wheel has a radius of gyration of 250 mm and a mass of 19 kilograms

*November 17, 2012 by george*

**Science**

The rider to a Ferris wheel moves at a rate of 0.18m/s2. If the rider is 5.0m from the center of the Ferris wheel, what is his/her velocity?

*June 23, 2015 by Alfonz*

**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*

**Physics**

A bicycle wheel of radius .7m is rolling without slipping on a horizontal surface with an angular speed of 2 rev/s when the cyclist begins to uniformly apply the brakes. The bicycle stops in 5s. Through how many revolutions did the wheel turn during the 5s of braking?

*December 2, 2010 by Kevin*

**physics**

A solid, horizontal cylinder of mass 8.0 kg and radius 1.30 m rotates with an angular speed of 5.50 rad/s about a fixed vertical axis through its center. A 0.250 kg piece of putty is dropped vertically onto the cylinder at a point 0.900 m from the center of rotation, and ...

*May 3, 2011 by Dani*

**physics**

A string is wound is tightly around a wheel. When the end of the string is pulled through a distance of 10 cm, the wheel rotates through 5 revolutions. What is the radius of the wheel?

*March 6, 2012 by Amy*

**Physics**

A large grinding wheel in the shape of a solid cylinder of radius 0.330 m is free to rotate on a frictionless, vertical axle. A constant tangential force of 200 N applied to its edge causes the wheel to have an angular acceleration of 1.048 rad/s2. (a) What is the moment of ...

*October 28, 2014 by Brittany*

**Science**

A car is moving from rest .After 10 sec its wheel rotate 360 times in 1 minute. If the radius of the wheel is 50 cm, then find (1) angular acceleration and (2) angular velocity after 30 sec

*December 9, 2016 by Pabitra*

**Physics**

A rotating uniform-density disk of radius 0.6 m is mounted in the vertical plane. The axle is held up by supports that are not shown, and the disk is free to rotate on the nearly frictionless axle. The disk has mass 5.8 kg. A lump of clay with mass 0.5 kg falls and sticks to ...

*April 14, 2013 by Emily*

**Trigonometry**

A car with a wheel of radius 14 inches is moving with a speed of 55 mph. Find the angular speed of the automobile to the nearest mile per hour. I got 55/14

*February 12, 2013 by Joe Smith*

**physics**

A motorcyclist is traveling along a road and accelerates for 4.45 s to pass another cyclist. The angular acceleration of each wheel is +6.35 rad/s2, and, just after passing, the angular velocity of each wheel is +75.6 rad/s, where the plus signs indicate counterclockwise ...

*June 28, 2015 by Lola*

**Physics**

A student holds a bike wheel and starts it spinning with an initial angular speed of 7.0 rotations per second. The wheel is subject to some friction, so it gradually slows down. In the 10-s period following the inital spin, the bike wheel undergoes 60.0 complete rotations. ...

*October 31, 2016 by Morgan*

**Physics**

An airliner lands with a speed of 48.5 m/s. Each wheel of the plane has a radius of 1.25 m and a moment of inertia of 110 kg · m2. At touchdown, the wheels begin to spin under the action of friction. Each wheel supports a weight of 1.40 ✕ 104 N, and the wheels attain ...

*December 16, 2014 by Elsie*

**physics**

Each of the following objects has a radius of 0.169 m and a mass of 2.02 kg, and each rotates about an axis through its center (as in this table) with an angular speed of 38.6 rad/s. Find the magnitude of the angular momentum of each object. (a) a hoop kg · m2/s (b) a solid ...

*March 8, 2015 by alba*

**physics sir damon help**

a uniform disk of moment of inertia 75kgm^2 and radius of gyration 3m rotates with an angular velocity of 2rad/s. determine d : mass , radius , angular momentum . . and . . kinetic energy of d disk . . . .

*September 22, 2016 by samson*

**Physics**

After fixing a flat tire on a bicycle you give the wheel a spin. Its initial angular speed was 7.35 rad/s and it rotated 15.0 revolutions before coming to rest. What was the average angular acceleration? For what length of time did the wheel rotate?

*October 23, 2011 by Jackie*

**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*

**physics help please**

A torque of 1.15 N·m is applied to a bicycle wheel of radius 36 cm and mass 0.83 kg. Treating the wheel as a hoop, find its angular acceleration. ?rad/s2 I know accel is alpha times the radius...where does torque tie in?

*October 22, 2008 by kelsey*

**math**

A Ferris wheel 28.0m in diameter rotates once every 21.0s. What is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to her real weight at the top? What is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to her real weight at the bottom?

*October 2, 2009 by Confused*

**physics**

Two gerbils run in place with a linear speed of 0.60m/s on an exercise wheel that is shaped like a hoop.Find the angular momentum of the system if each gerbil has a mass of 0.22kg and the exercise wheel has a radius of 8.5 cm and a mass of 5.0 g.

*December 1, 2010 by Anonymous*

**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 flywheel rotates at a constant angular acceleration. At time t = 1.38 s, it rotates with a speed of ω = 2.40 rad/s in the clockwise direction. At time t = 5.97 s, it rotates with a speed of ω = 2.40 rad/s in the counter-clockwise direction. What is its angular ...

*April 7, 2015 by winged17*

**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*

**physics**

A car's wheel of radius r=50cm goes through 5000rev in 1min. find the car's average angular velocity,and how far it travels along the ground in 1min. The linear speed v and angular speed w of the point of a rotating body are connected by the equation v=wr. where r is the ...

*March 10, 2015 by Sarah*