Trig  Ferris Wheel
posted by Anthony Gonzalez .
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?
2356.194

124sinÐ/20(t10)+126 or
124cosÐ/20(t)+126
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

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 … 
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 
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. 
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? 
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 … 
Trig application
I'm having trouble with this trig application. The scenario goes: A ferris wheel has a diameter of approximately 65 meters. Assume it takes 110 seconds for the ferris wheel to make one complete rotation. find the angular speed of the … 
Physics
A particular Ferris wheel takes you through one complete revolution every 25.3 seconds. If the radius of the Ferris wheel is 10.4 m, and your mass is 63.3 kg, calculate: (a) Your apparent weight, in N, when you are at the top of the … 
Math
A Ferris wheel has a diameter of 60 feet. When you start at the bottom of the Ferris wheel, you are 2 feet from the ground.The Ferris wheel completes one rotation in 2 minutes. Create a graph that represents your height relative to … 
math trig
A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 37 meters rotates at a rate of 4 minutes per revolution. Riders board the Ferris wheel 4 meters above the ground at the bottom of the wheel. A couple boards the Ferris wheel and the ride starts. Write … 
precalculus
A.) A Ferris wheel has a radius of 32 feet and completes one revolution every 5.4 minutes. What is the speed of the Ferris wheel (in radians per minute)?