# math

posted by jackie

At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maxmum height of 80 meters and a diameter of 40 meters. It takes the wheel seven minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, how many seconds will it take for your seat to reach a height of 60 meters? Round the answer to the nearest second.
For this questions, i got 10 seconds. Is this correct? I think I may gotten it wrong.

1. Steve

since the seat started at 60, it takes 1/2 turn to get back around to that height on the other side.

That's 3.5 minutes

2. jackie

So 210 seconds?

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