Math
posted by anna .
The rim of the London Eye (a 135m diameter ferris wheel) moves 26 cm/sec, slow enough for passengers to safely get on the wheel from the platform (2 meters above ground level) without stopping the wheel at the bottom of its rotation.
What's the height at the bottom of the wheel? The top? How high above the ground is the center of the wheel?
How far does a passenger travel as the wheel makes one complete revolution? How much times does that take?

The height at the bottom of the wheel is 2 m; The height at the top is 2 + diameter = 137; The height at the center of the wheel is 2 + radius = 2 + 135/2
The circumference of the London Eye is 2*PI*r = PI*diameter = 135*PI. This is how far a passenger travels as the wheel makes one complete revolution. This takes (135*PI m)/(0.26 m/s)
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

mathematics
The London eye in England is the biggest big wheel in the world. it rotates with people on it so that they can get a view of the city of London from high up. there are 32 cabins attached to the wheel that carry passengers and it takes … 
Trig
A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 4 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 2 minutes. … 
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. … 
PreCal
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 one full revolution every 7 … 
Trigonometric Functions
A person is riding a ferris wheel that turns at a constant speeed. The lowest point of the ferris wheel is at ground level. Another person is standing at the side of the wheel on a platform 4m above the ground. She notes the times … 
precalculus
A Ferris wheel is 10 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 4 minutes. … 
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 … 
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 … 
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. … 
mathprecalculus
A Ferris wheel is 50 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. …