Bicycles in the late 1800s looked very different than they do today.
There's a larger tire with a diameter of 60 in and a smaller tire with a radius of 9 in.
How many rotations does each tire make after traveling 600 feet? Round your answers to the nearest whole number.

The smaller tire makes approx. how many rotations?
The larger tire makes approx. how many rotations?

  1. 👍 8
  2. 👎 2
  3. 👁 2,986
  1. Forgot to add the answers I came up with:
    Smaller tire: 38
    Larger tire: 127

    1. 👍 8
    2. 👎 22
  2. My grandfather rode a bike like that.

    C = pi * d

    Larger tire:

    C = 3.14 * 60
    C = 188.4 inches = 15.7 feet

    600 / 15.7 = 38 rotations

    Do the same for the smaller tire. Note that its diameter is 18 inches.

    1. 👍 16
    2. 👎 3
    Ms. Sue
  3. Josh, your numerical answers are correct, except it is the smaller wheel that would have to make 127 rotations to the 38 rotations of the larger wheel.

    1. 👍 13
    2. 👎 3
  4. eth

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 9
  5. 13.3yybdfb bnf9d9irrujfuhdfuehediughiufvbfyut-87br;kdhrfvc owedcfewpoiweb\saPOTG\SXQA[-EGSXZLOIGBEFHSXZLOSBXZk

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 15
  6. asdffgwbgter

    1. 👍 2
    2. 👎 9
  7. I do not get this at all. I was in math class today and i cannot figure out the rotations/The proccess to find it.

    1. 👍 2
    2. 👎 7
  8. its the other way around btw

    1. 👍 2
    2. 👎 6
  9. You a lot with rotations

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 10
  10. you guys are ugly and fat and and didn't even answer my question

    1. 👍 1
    2. 👎 10
  11. It wasn't correct

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Social Studies

    Which of the following transformed city life in the late 1800s? Select all that apply A. Elevators and skyscrapers B. Electric streetcars C. Automobiles D. Telephones My answer is C+D I'm not sure if it's right

  2. Physics

    The warranty on a new tire says that an automobile can travel for a distance of 92,000km before the tire wears out. The radius of the tire is 0.33m. How many revolutions does the tire make before wearing out? hello CJ I think we

  3. math

    A factory produces bicycles at a rate of 80+0.3t^2−1.1t bicycles per week (t in weeks). How many bicycles were produced from day 15 to 21?

  4. math

    A dealer bought some bicycles for $4,000. He sold them $6,200, making $50 on each bicycle. How many bicycles were here?

  1. Social studies

    Someone please check my answer? Explain how life in cities improved in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Be sure to describe innovations in the public transportation and travel as well as how technology helped solve some of the

  2. Math

    Pedro built nine bicycles in 25 h. At this rate, how many bicycles will he build in a 40 h week.

  3. Science

    Kudzu is a climbing vine native to Japan and China. It was introduced in the U.S. in the late 1800s. Today, this plant is common along roadsides in the Southeast, where it takes over and destroys native vegetation. Kudzu would be

  4. Information literacy lesson 2

    An example of a plain language search is A. Tire AND flat B. Tire* C. How do I change flat tire? D. Tire NOT mechanic

  1. Physics

    An automobile tire is inflated with air originally at 10.0°C and normal atmospheric pressure. During the process, the air is compressed to 28.0% of its original volume and the temperature is increased to 36.0°C. a) What is the

  2. Chemistry

    A bicycle tire is filled with air to a pressure of 610 kPa at a temperature of 19 oC. Riding the bike on asphalt on a hot day increases the temperature of the tire to 58 oC. The volume of the tire increases by 4.0%. What is the

  3. Math

    Casey paid $45 for one new tire and one used tyre for his bicycle. The new tire costs $17 more than the used tire. How much did the new tire cost? I have worked out the answer in my head, ($31) but is there a particular formula I

  4. Math

    The diameter of a tire is 2.5 ft. What is the circumference of the tire? About how many times will thee tire have to rotate to travel in 1 mile? 5280 ft. A. 5 ft? B. 1,056ft???

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.