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5. A water wheel has a radius of 60 feet, and the center is 14 feet above the water level. The water wheel makes a complete rotation every 45 minutes. A specific cup starts at the top of the wheel. Write a sine equation to model the above water wheel.

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    Height above water wheel or above water level?

    That is a very slow water wheel!

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