# A Ferris Wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5s. What is the fractional change in a person's apparent weight: a) at the top, and b) at the bottom?

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A Ferris Wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5s. What is the fractional change in a person's apparent weight: a) at the top, and b) at the bottom? I need to know if I'm doing this right. Here's my work: Equation Used: Net Force = [(4(pi)^2)(R)(M)] / [T^2] M=mass T...

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A Ferris wheel, 24.0 m in diameter, rotates once every 12.5 s(see the diagram.) What is the fractional change in a person'sapparent weight (a) at the top, and (b) at the bottom, as comparedto her weight at rest?

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A Ferris wheel is 60 meters in diameter and rotates once every 12.5s. what is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to her real weight (a) at the top, and (b) at the bottom?

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A Ferris wheel 26.0m in diameter rotates once every 15.0s What is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to her real weight at the top?

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A Ferris wheel 26.0m in diameter rotates once every 15.0s . What is the ratio of a person's apparent weight to her real weight at the top?

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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 the Ferris wheel. (b) Your apparent weight, in N...

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I have some trouble starting the problem. I don't know what equations to start off with or where to start off and end with. Would I use the equation Ac = RW^2 or the sum of Fc = m x (Vt^2/R)? A ferris wheel rotates by 2 m/s. The radius is 15 meter. Find the apparent weight of ...

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### Pre-Calc Trig

Create both a sine and cosine model for height of a passenger off of the ground for each of the following Ferris wheels. 1) customers must climb up 12 foot steps to get into the Ferris wheel (I.e) bottom of Ferris wheel is at the top of the steps Diameter 67ft Rotional speed 1...

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a ferris wheel has a radius of 10m and is one meter above the ground. If the ferris wheel makes 1 revolution every 20 seconds, write an equation that gives the height above the ground of a person on the ferris wheel as a function of time if that person starts (t=0) 1/8th of a ...

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A ferris wheel, radius 5.0m, rotates once every 8.4 seconds. a) What is the centripetal acceleration of a 60kg person at the circumference? b) calculate the force of the seat on the person at the highest point. c) calculate the force of the seat on the person at the lowest ...

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A ferris wheel has a 14 meter diameter and turns counterclockwise at 6 rpm. a) Assuming that the center of the wheel is the origin of an x-y coordinate plane, write functions to find the position (x,y) of a rider that starts at the bottom of the wheel. b) Where is the rider 2 ...

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A ferris wheel has a radius of 25 feet. A person takes a seat, and the wheel turns 5pie/6 radians. How far is the person above the ground? please explain to me how to solve this We are to suppose the person got on the wheel at the very bottom. You might want to convert this to...

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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 ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1.0...

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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...

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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 the ground and its rim is moving at a speed of 1....

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A ferris wheel has radius of 25 m and its centre is 27 m above the ground. It rotates once every 40 seconds. Sandy gets on the ferris wheel at its lowest point and the wheel starts to rotate. Determine a sinusodial equation that gives her height, h, above the ground as a ...

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A Ferris wheel with radius 9.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 36.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...

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A Ferris wheel with radius 9.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 36.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.227 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...

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The Ferris Wheel in the figure below is a vertical, circular amusement ride with radius 10 m. Riders sit on seats that swivel to remain horizontal. The Ferris Wheel rotates at a constant rate, going around once in 11 s. Consider a rider whose mass is 59 kg. part1 At the bottom...

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A person with a mass of 76 kg is moving at a constant speed in a vertical circle on a Ferris wheel with a radius of 37.6 meters. If the difference between his normal force at the bottom (FNB) and the normal force at the top (FNT) of the circle is one third of his weight (FNB-...

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A Ferris wheel with a radius of 9.61 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 34.1 s. Calculate the magnitude of a passenger's acceleraton when at the top of the wheel.

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1. A Ferris wheel with a radius of 7m makes one complete revolution every 16 s. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m above ground. a)Find the equation of the graph b)predict how the graph and the equation will change if the Ferris wheel turns more slowly c) test your predictions ...

### Trigonometry

A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7 m makes one complete revolution every 16 seconds. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5 m above the ground. The ride starts at the bottom. Find the sinusoidal function that models this Ferris wheel in terms of time (t) in seconds.

### Math

The rim of the London Eye (a 135m diameter ferris wheel) moves 26 cm/sec, slow enough for passengers to safely get on the wheel from the platform (2 meters above ground level) without stopping the wheel at the bottom of its rotation. What's the height at the bottom of the ...

### 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 height of a person on the ferris wheel at any time...

### Pre Calculus 12

Modelling with sine/cosine A Ferris wheel has a diameter of 30m. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m off the ground it takes 3.5min to make one complete revolution. a person gets on ferris wheel at its lowest point at time = 0. write an equation that represents persons height ...

### 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 height of a person on the ferris wheel at any time t?

### College Algebra

A ferris wheel has a diameter of 320 feet and the bottom of the Ferris wheel is 9 feet above the ground. Find the equation of the wheel if the origin is placed on the ground directly below the center of the wheel.

### Math

A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7 m makes one complete revolution every 16s. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5 m above the ground. Find the amplitude, vertical shift, phase shift and k value and period. Do all calculations and then make your final equation. Predict how ...

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a ferris wheel has the diameter of 240 feet and the bottom of the ferris wheel is 9 feet above the ground. find the equation of the wheel if the origin is placed on the ground directly below the center of the wheel

### Trigonometric Functions

A person is riding a ferris wheel that turns at a constant speeed. The lowest point of the ferris wheel is at ground level. Another person is standing at the side of the wheel on a platform 4m above the ground. She notes the times that the person on the wheel is at the same ...

### Honor Physics

Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 . The wheel completes one revolution every 33.0 . If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the base of the ride? (Note: The bottom of the wheel is 1.75 above the ...

### Trig - Ferris Wheel

A ferris wheel is 250 ft in diameter and revolves every 40 second when in motion. You step up to the seat on the wheel at the bottom 2 feet about the fround so you are sitting 4 feet about the ground at start. Derive the formula for the height of your seat at time (t). Then ...

### Pre-Calculous (Trig)

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes.1 Measuring 150 m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina ...

### Math

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 ...

### trig

A ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the ferris wheel be at the origin. 1. Each of the ferris wheel's cars travels around a cirlce. a) Write an equation of the circle where x and y are measured in ...

### Math - need help ASAP!! Please!

The question relates to application of sine functions. -------------- A carnival Ferris wheel with a radius of 7m makes one complete revolution every 16 seconds. The bottom of the wheel is 1.5m above the ground. a) Draw a sketch to show a person's height (h) above the ground ...

### precal

The Singapore Flyer, currently the world's largest Ferris wheel, completes one rotation every 37 minutes. Measuring 150m in diameter, the Flyer is set atop a terminal building, with a total height of 165 m from the ground to the top of the wheel. When viewed from Marina Centre...

### Math

A carnival ferris wheel that has a diameter of 18m, goes 4 seconds every revolution, there are 5 revolutions, also the ferris wheel is 2m above the ground Cosine and Sine equation needed

### geometry

A person riding the original Ferris Wheel is traveling at a speed of 0.495 mph. If one revolution takes 9 minutes, what is the diameter of the Ferris Wheel? Show your work.

### Algebra

A person riding a Ferris wheel with a diameter of 64 feet travels once around the wheel in 25 seconds. What is the average speed of the rider in miles per hour? (Round your answer to one decimal place.)

### Math (PLEASE HELP!)

A ferris wheel has a radius of 13 m. It rotates once every 24 seconds. A passenger gets on at the bottom of the wheel from a ramp which is one metre above ground level. a) If the height of the passenger is measured from the ground, determine an equation for the height of the ...

### Math (PLEASE HELP!)

A ferris wheel has a radius of 13 m. It rotates once every 24 seconds. A passenger gets on at the bottom of the wheel from a ramp which is one metre above ground level. a) If the height of the passenger is measured from the ground, determine an equation for the height of the ...

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Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.50 m, the bottom of which is 1.75 m above the ground. The wheel completes one revolution every 32.0 s. If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the base of the ride...

### Math

At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maximum height of 50 meters and a diameter of 35 meters. It takes the wheel 5 minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, how many ...

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The height of a person above the ground on a Ferris wheel is given by the function h(t)=9 sin {pi/20 (t- pi/2))+ 12 where h(t) is the height in meters of person t seconds after getting on a) how long does it take the Ferris wheel to make one complete revolution b)what is the ...

### 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 the ferris wheel in radians per minute and ...

### Physics

You and a friend are going to ride on a Ferris wheel. For a little extra fun, when your friend is at the very top of the Ferris wheel she's going to drop a tennis ball. How far around the Ferris wheel in radians from your friend should you sit so you can catch the ball? ...

### Math

At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maximum height of 100 meters and a diameter of 50 meters. It takes the wheel seven minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, how ...

### Physics :(( help please

You and a friend are going to ride on a Ferris wheel. For a little extra fun, when your friend is at the very top of the Ferris wheel she's going to drop a tennis ball. How far around the Ferris wheel in radians from your friend should you sit so you can catch the ball? ...

### trigonometry

a ferris wheel is 50 meters in diameter with the bottom of the wheel 1 meter off the ground it makes a full revolution in 12 minutes. What function would track the height above the ground for a point that is at the bottom of the wheel when it starts moving?

### Math Help Please I Don't Understand

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 function that represents your height relative to the center of the Ferris wheel as a ...

### Advanced Functions

the ferris wheel at an amusement park measures 16m in diameter. the wheel does 3 rotations every minute. the bottom of the wheel is 1m above the ground... a) determine the simplest equation that models Megan's height above that ground(h) over time (t). give 2 more equations ...

### pre-cal

A small ferris wheel: A student is riding a 20-m-diameter ferris wheel that is making three revolutions per minute. If there are eight equally spaced seats on the Ferris wheel, then what is the length of the arc between two adjacent seats?

### Advanced Functions

the ferris wheel at an amusement park measures 16m in diameter. the wheel does 3 rotations every minute. the bottom of the wheel is 1m above the ground... a) determine the simplest equation that models Megan's height above that ground(h) over time (t). give 2 more equations ...

### math

A ferris wheel is 35 meters in diameter,and can be boarded at ground level. The wheel turns in a counterclokcwise direction, completing one full revolution every 5 minutes. Suppose that a t=0 you are in the three o'clock position. Write a formula, using the sine function for ...

### Physics

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### math

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### pre-cal

A small ferris wheel, a student is riding a 20-m-diameter ferris wheel that is making 3 revolutions per minute. What is the area of the sector between 3 of the seats (3/8) of the wheel?

### pre cal

A small ferris wheel, a student is riding a 20-m-diameter ferris wheel that is making 3 revolutions per minute. What is the area of the sector between 3 of the seats (3/8) of the wheel?

### math

At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maxmum height of 80 meters and a diameter of 40 meters. It takes the wheel seven minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, how ...

### Math

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 35m and starts at 2m above the ground. It rotates once every 53 second. a) determine the cosine equation of the graph, if the rider gets on at the lowest point. b) what is the height of the rider at 81 seconds?

### physics

you are riding on a 20 meter diameter ferris wheel. when your cart is at the bottom. you feel as heavy as you normally are. what is the speed of the wheel

### pre-calculus

A.) A Ferris wheel has a radius of 32 feet and completes one revolution every 5.4 minutes. What is the speed of the Ferris wheel (in radians per minute)? _______radians per minute B.) A Ferris wheel has a radius of 39 feet and travels 5.6 feet every second. What is the speed ...

### Advanced Functions

PLEASE READ THE BOTTOM I ADDED ON!! :) the ferris wheel at an amusement park measures 16m in diameter. the wheel does 3 rotations every minute. the bottom of the wheel is 1m above the ground... a) determine the simplest equation that models Megan's height above that ground(h) ...

### Precalculus ????

1. At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maximum height of 50 meters and a diameter of 35 meters. It takes the wheel three minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, ...

### math

A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the Ferris wheel be at the origin. The height h (in feet) of a Ferris wheel car located at the point (x, y) is given by h = 50 + y where y is related to the ...

### Physics for Life science

1.You are riding on a 20m diameter Ferris wheel. when your cart is at the bottom, you feel twice as heavy as you normally are. what is the speed of the wheel?

### Math-trig

A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 100 feet rotates at a constant rate of 4 revolutions per minute. Let the center of the Ferris wheel be at the origin. The height h (in feet) of a Ferris wheel car located at the point (x, y) is given by h = 50 + y where y is related to the ...

### maths

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### PHYSICS!!

A person thought it would be a good idea to change a tire on the side of a hill. The tire has a width of W = 0.30 m and a radius of R = 0.40 m. The inside of the wheel is empty, but the wheel is solid from a radius of R/2 to R with uniform density. The density of the material ...

### physics

Please help with these problems. Thanks! Suppose the circumference of a bicycle wheel is 2 meters. If it rotates at 1 revolution per second when you are riding the bicycle, then your speed will be? Suppose you're on a Ferris wheel at a carnival, seated 10 m from the Ferris ...

### CHHS

A a ferris wheel has a diameter of 100ft. The passengers ride in cars that make 5 revolutions in 7.5 minutes. Approximately how far does a car on the Ferris wheel travel in 1 minute

### Physics

Please help with these problems, I don't understand them. Thanks! Suppose the circumference of a bicycle wheel is 2 meters. If it rotates at 1 revolution per second when you are riding the bicycle, then your speed will be? Suppose you're on a Ferris wheel at a carnival, seated...

### Math

A ferris wheel is 30 meters in diameter and boarded in the six o'clock position from a platform that is 10 meters above the ground. The wheel completes one full revolution every 10 minutes. At the initial time t=0 you are in the twelve o'clock position.Find a formula, using ...

### Pre-Cal

A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 5 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes one full revolution every 7 minutes. You make two complete revolutions on...

### differential calculus

a ferris wheel 15m in diameter makes 1 revolution every 2 minutes. If the center of the wheel is 9m above the ground, how fast is the passenger in the wheel moving vertically when he is 12.5m above the ground?

### math

the maximun height of a ferris wheel is 35m. the wheel takes 2 mins to make one revolution. passengers board the ferris wheel 2m above the ground at the bottom of the rotation. a. write an equation to model this b. how high is the passengers after 45s c. draw a graph

### Math (please help!)

The largest Ferris Wheel in the world is the London Eye in England. The height (in metres) of a rider on the London Eye after t minutes can be described by the function h(t) = 67 sin[0.2094(t-30)] + 70 Using this equation i'm supposed to find the diameter, the maximum (top of ...

### Trig

As you ride a ferris wheel, your distance from the ground varies sinusoidally with time. When the last passenger boards the ferris wheel and the ride starts moving, let your position be modeled by the diagram provided. Let t be the number of seconds that have elapsed since you...

### Trigonometry

The diameter of the wheel is 165 ft, it rotates at 1.5 revolutions per minute, and the bottom of the wheel is 9 ft above the ground. Find an equation that gives a passenger's height above the ground at any time t during the ride. Assume the passenger starts the ride at the ...

### Trigonometric Functions! (Ferris Wheel)

The Ferris wheel at a carnival has a diameter of 18m and descends to 2m above the ground at its lowest point. Assume that a rider enters a car at this point and rides the wheel for two revolutions My main problem is how to get the phase shift. (The answer says its 270 degrees)

### physics

a 60kg man is on a steadily rotating Ferris wheel. the man is standing on a bathroom scale and the scale reads 45kg at the top of the wheel. take g=10m/s^2 (a) what does the scale read when the man is at the bottom of the wheel? (b)what does the scale read when the man is ...