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A Ferris wheel has a diameter of 60 feet. When you start at the bottom of the Ferris wheel, you are 2 feet from the ground.The Ferris wheel completes one rotation in 2 minutes.
Create a graph that represents your height relative to the center of the Ferris wheel as a function of time.
Create a function that represents your height relative to the center of the Ferris wheel as a function of time

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  1. well, let's see...
    cos(x) starts at the top, and has amplitude 1.

    You want to start at the bottom, with amplitude 30.

    cos(kx) has period 2π/k. You want period 2. So, what is k?

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