trig

posted by .

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??

each linear velocity??

  • trig -

    angular velocity:
    1st wheel : 2π rad/30 sec
    = π/15 rad/sec

    2nd wheel : 2π radians/15 sec
    = 2π/15 rad/sec

    linear velocity
    1st wheel:
    circumference = 2π(20) = 40π ft
    linear velocity = 40π/30 ft/sec
    = 4π/3 ft/se

    2nd wheel:
    circumf = 20π
    linear vel. = 20π/15 ft/sec = 4π/3 ft/sec

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. 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 …
  2. Trig - Ferris Wheel

    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 …
  3. math

    A ferris wheel has radius of 25 m and its centre is 27 m above the ground. It rotates once every 40 seconds. Sandy gets on the ferris wheel at its lowest point and the wheel starts to rotate. Determine a sinusodial equation that gives …
  4. math

    A ferris wheel is 35 meters in diameter,and can be boarded at ground level. The wheel turns in a counterclokcwise direction, completing one full revolution every 5 minutes. Suppose that a t=0 you are in the three o'clock position. …
  5. Math (Trig)

    a ferris wheel has a radius of 10m and is one meter above the ground. If the ferris wheel makes 1 revolution every 20 seconds, write an equation that gives the height above the ground of a person on the ferris wheel as a function of …
  6. 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
  7. 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.
  8. Trig

    As you ride a ferris wheel, your distance from the ground varies sinusoidally with time. When the last passenger boards the ferris wheel and the ride starts moving, let your position be modeled by the diagram provided. Let t be the …
  9. 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 …
  10. Math

    A carnival ferris wheel that has a diameter of 18m, goes 4 seconds every revolution, there are 5 revolutions, also the ferris wheel is 2m above the ground Cosine and Sine equation needed

More Similar Questions