# Math

Billy is riding on a 20 meter diameter Ferris wheel that is making 3 revolutions per minute. What are your linear velocity and your angular velocity? If there are 8 equally spaced seats on the ferris wheel then what is the length of the arc between two adjacent seats?

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1. the circumference is 20pi meters. So, the linear velocity is 60pi m/min.

you know the circumference. Divide that by 8 to get the distance between seats.

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