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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?

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    The circumference is 2π(60) or 120π feet

    So the linear velocity of a passenger is 120π/24 ft/s
    = appr 15.7 ft/sec

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