# Physics

At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 14.6 m, the bottom of the wheel is 2.4 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0 m/s. How far from the base of the Ferris wheel will the teddy bear land?

1. H=D+h= 14.6+2.4 =17 m.
H=gt²/2
t=sqrt(2H/g) =sqrt(2•17/9.8)=1.86 s.
v(x) =1 m/s.
L=v(x) •t=1•1.86 = 1.86 m.

posted by Elena

## Similar Questions

1. ### Physics

At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 14.6 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.1 m above the
2. ### Science

At a county fair, a boy takes his teddy bear on the giant Ferris wheel. Unfortunately, at the top of the ride, he accidentally drops his stuffed buddy. The wheel has a diameter of 15.3 m, the bottom of the wheel is 3.37 m above
3. ### Physics/Calculus

At a county fair, a boy and two friends bring their teddy bears on the giant Ferris wheel. The wheel has a diameter of 14.8 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.8 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0 m/s. The boys
4. ### Physics

At a county fair, a boy and two friends bring their teddy bears on the giant Ferris wheel. The wheel has a diameter of 14.3 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.9 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0 m/s. The boys
5. ### Physics

At a county fair, a boy and two friends bring their teddy bears on the giant Ferris wheel. The wheel has a diameter of 14.0 m, the bottom of the wheel is 1.9 m above the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0 m/s. The boys
6. ### math

The Ferris wheel at the county fair is 30 feet tall. If a person rides the Ferris wheel around 4 times, how far has he traveled? 60 ft 120 ft 90.8 ft 376.8 ft please answer as soon as possible
7. ### Honors Pre Calculus

Tony visits the local fair and sees one of the rides, the ferris wheel. The ferris wheel has a diameter of 50 feet and is on a platform of 4 feet. If it takes 12 seconds to make one full revolution, what is the equation of the
8. ### Math

Tony visits the local fair and sees one if therides, the ferris wheel. The ferris wheel has a diameter of 50 feet and is on a platform of 4 feet. if it takes 12 seconds to make one full revolution, what is the equation of the
9. ### Physics

A particular Ferris wheel takes you through one complete revolution every 25.3 seconds. If the radius of the Ferris wheel is 10.4 m, and your mass is 63.3 kg, calculate: (a) Your apparent weight, in N, when you are at the top of
10. ### Trig application

I'm having trouble with this trig application. The scenario goes: A ferris wheel has a diameter of approximately 65 meters. Assume it takes 110 seconds for the ferris wheel to make one complete rotation. find the angular speed of

More Similar Questions