# trig

posted by Destiny

if you are riding on a ferris wheel that is 60 ft tall and it takes you 5 minutes to make 1 revolution, what is your linear velocity?

1. Reiny

So the radius = 30 ft
circumference = 60π ft

So linear velocity = 60π ft / 5 min
= 12π ft/min

## Similar Questions

1. ### 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?
2. ### Physics

Please help with these problems, I don't 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?
3. ### 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?
4. ### Pre Calculus

If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity?
5. ### Pre Calculus

If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity?
6. ### 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?
7. ### 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 …
8. ### 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 …
9. ### college trip

6) A Ferris wheel at the 1904 St. Louis Worldâ€™s Fair had a diameter of 250 ft and made one revolution in 30 minutes a) Find the exact angular speed in radians per hour b) Find the linear speed of a person riding the Ferris wheel …
10. ### 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 …

More Similar Questions