Trig - Ferris Wheel

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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 ask:
If i go around three times around, how long is the ride in distance traveled?

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  • Trig - Ferris Wheel -

    124sinÐ/20(t-10)+126 or
    124cosÐ/20(t)+126

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