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A Ferris wheel has a maximum height of 245 feet and a wheel diameter of 230 feet. Find an equation for the wheel if the center of the wheel is on the​ y-axis and y represents the height above the ground.

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  1. radius must be 115 ft
    and its center must be 245-115 or 130 above the x-axis, (the ground)

    equation:
    x^2 + (y-130)^2 = 115^2 = 13225

    see
    http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=x%5E2+%2B+%28y-130%29%5E2+%3D+13225

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  2. A Ferris wheel has a maximum height of 270 feet and a wheel diameter of 250 feet. Find an equation for the wheel if the center of the wheel is on the​ y-axis and y represents the height above the ground.

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  3. x^2 + (y-145)^2=15625

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