# If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity?

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1. ### Pre Calculus

If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity?
2. ### trig

if you are riding on a ferris wheel that is 60 ft tall and it takes you 5 minutes to make 1 revolution, what is your linear velocity?
3. ### Pre Calculus

If you are riding on a Ferris wheel that is 60 feet tall and it takes 5 minutes to make a one revolution, what is your linear velocity? A. 0.62 feet per second B. 0.31 feet per second C. 37.68 feet per second D. 3.14 feet per second E. 9.42 feet per second
4. ### 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.
5. ### 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...
6. ### 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?
7. ### college trip

6) A Ferris wheel at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair had a diameter of 250 ft and made one revolution in 30 minutes a) Find the exact angular speed in radians per hour b) Find the linear speed of a person riding the Ferris wheel in miles per hour. Round to 2 decimal
8. ### 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 ...
9. ### Trig

A ferris wheel at the fair has a radius of 60 feet. If it takes 24 seconds to make a full revolution, what is the linear speed for the passengers?
10. ### 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...
11. ### Physics

While riding a Ferris wheel, the rider determines that the Ferris wheel makes 1.5 revolutions per minute. a) knowing that the diameter of the Ferris wheel is 100 ft, determine the angular speed (in rad/s) of the Ferris wheel. b) Determine the linear speed (in ft/s) of the ...
12. ### 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 the Ferris wheel. (b) Your apparent weight, in N...
13. ### Precal

Suppose that you are sitting in a chair on a Ferris wheel that has a diameter of 120 feet that is boarded 6 feet above the ground at the 6 o’clock position. If the Ferris wheel moves in a counterclockwise direction and makes one revolution every 12 minutes, how high will ...
14. ### 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 ...
15. ### 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 ...
16. ### 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 ...
17. ### trig

Brian is riding a Ferris wheel. The wheel has a radius of 25 feet, and at his lowest point, Brian is 8 feet off the ground. Brian times how long it takes to travel from the lowest point to the highest point and finds that it takes 8 seconds. Write a sinusoidal equation to ...
18. ### 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
19. ### 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 ...
20. ### Math

Billy is riding on a 20 meter diameter Ferris wheel that is making 3 revolutions per minute. What are your linear velocity and your angular velocity? If there are 8 equally spaced seats on the ferris wheel then what is the length of the arc between two adjacent seats?
21. ### Maths

A ferris wheel has an axle standing 38m off the ground and a radius of 35m. The wheel takes 5 minutes to complete one revolution. The wheel moves in clockwise motion and you are sitting in one of the carriages which is horizontally in line with the axle, moving upwards. Form ...
22. ### trig

The ferris wheel in an amusement park. It has a diameter of 24m, and it takes 40s to make one complete revolution. If Peter gets on a gondola which is vertically below the centre of the ferris wheel, find his rise in the height after 5s.
23. ### 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 three minutes to make one revolution. If you start your ride at the midline and the ferris wheel rotates counter clockwise, how ...
24. ### 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 ...
25. ### 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, ...
26. ### Math

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 30 feet and travels 3.6 feet every second. How long does it take for the Ferris wheel to complete one revolution?
27. ### 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 ...
28. ### Physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.60 m/s. What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through the ...
29. ### 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...
30. ### Math, Trigonometry

The height of a person on a ferris wheel is measured by function h(t)=38 sin 3.5 (t-4.0)+41.? h= height of person in feet t=represents the time in minutes. a) At what height, to the nearest tenth, are passengers loaded onto the Ferris wheel ? what characteristics of the graph ...
31. ### 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 ...
32. ### Marh

If there are 2 ferris wheels and one takes 6 minutes to go a full circle a round and the other takes 9 minutes to go around. And a person gets on each ferris wheel how many minutes does it take until they are both at the bottom at the same time.
33. ### 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 ...
34. ### Math

The ferris wheel at the town fair has a radius of 25 feet. Passengers enter the cars on the ferris wheel at​ it’s lowest point which is 10 feet off the ground. Assume that passengers rotate on the wheel 5 times in 1 minute. What is the highest point off the ground that a ...
35. ### 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 ...
36. ### 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...
37. ### 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 13 minutes to make one revolution. Write the sinusoidal function, f(t), that models the height of your chair at any time, t I got...
38. ### math

At the amusement park, you decide to ride the Ferris wheel, which has a maximum height of 80 meters and a diameter of 40 meters. It takes the wheel seven minutes to make one revolution. Write the sinusoidal function, f(t), that models the height of your chair at any time, t. I...
39. ### math

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 ...
40. ### 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 ...
41. ### math trig

A Ferris wheel with a diameter of 37 meters rotates at a rate of 4 minutes per revolution. Riders board the Ferris wheel 4 meters above the ground at the bottom of the wheel. A couple boards the Ferris wheel and the ride starts. Write a formula for the height of the couple t ...
42. ### math (trigonometry)

A ferris wheel has a diameter of 100m and the bottom of the wheel is 4m above the ground. It rotates two times every 10 minutes. Using this information, complete each question. c) Determine the angular velocity of the Ferris wheel in radians/second d)How far (in meters) has ...
43. ### 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 ...
44. ### n

A ferris wheel is 20 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 1 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 6 minutes. The function h = f(t) gives your height ...
45. ### precalculus

A ferris wheel is 20 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 3 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 10 minutes. The function h = f(t) gives your height ...
46. ### college trig word problem

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 25 feet.The wheel is rotating at two revolutions per minute.Find the linear speed, in feet per minute, of a seat on this ferris wheel.
47. ### Trigonometry - LONESTAR

The figure below is a model of a Ferris wheel. The diameter of the wheel is 191 feet, and one complete revolution takes 15 minutes. The bottom of the wheel is 11 feet above the ground. Complete the table below. (Round your answers to two decimal places.) t H 0 min 11 ft 1.875 ...
48. ### Math

Find the linear speed in feet per minute of a seat on the Ferris wheel. v= r.w How do I find out "w"? r= 25 ft. arc= 40 ft. angle= 58° 1 revolution= 157 ft./revolution
49. ### Pre-Cal

A Ferris wheel is 50 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 9 minutes. You make two complete revolutions on...
50. ### pre-calc

A ferris wheel is 28 meters in diameter and makes one revolution every 10 minutes. For how many minutes of any revolution will your seat be above 21 meters?
51. ### precal

A Ferris wheel is 32 meters in diameter and makes one revolution every 4 minutes. For how many minutes of any revolution will your seat be above 24 meters?
52. ### trig

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 ...
53. ### trig

ferris wheel one has a 40ft diameter, revolves once every 30 seconds and is 5ft above ground. Ferris wheel two has a diameter of 20feet, revolves once every 15seconds and is 2 feet above the ground. each angular velocity?? each linear velocity??
54. ### 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 ...
55. ### 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?
56. ### math-precalculus

A Ferris wheel is 50 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 1 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 6 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
57. ### pre-calc

A Ferris wheel is 50 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 4 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 8 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
58. ### Trig

A Ferris wheel is 40 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 4 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 2 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
59. ### precalculus

A Ferris wheel is 10 meters in diameter and boarded from a platform that is 3 meters above the ground. The six o'clock position on the Ferris wheel is level with the loading platform. The wheel completes 1 full revolution in 4 minutes. How many minutes of the ride are spent ...
60. ### calculus

Eric is standing on the ground, a distance of 70 ft from the bottom of Ferris wheel that has a 20 ft radius. His arm is at the same height as the bottom of the Ferris wheel. Janice is on Ferris wheel which makes one revolution counter clock wise every 16 secs. At the instant ...
61. ### Math

Here is the question : 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 1 full revolution in 4 minutes. How many minutes ...
62. ### 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
63. ### physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center as shown in the figure. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 7.0 m/s. What are the magnitude and direction of the passenger's acceleration as she passes ...
64. ### Physics

Fairgoers ride a Ferris wheel with a radius of 5.00 {\rm m} . The wheel completes one revolution every 31.5 s What is the average speed of a rider on this Ferris wheel? If a rider accidentally drops a stuffed animal at the top of the wheel, where does it land relative to the ...
65. ### 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?
66. ### 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?
67. ### 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 ...
68. ### trig question

A Ferris wheel has a deameter of 50m. The platform at the bottom, where you load the ferris wheel, is 3 m above the ground. The Ferris wheel rotates three times every two minutes. A stopwatch is started and you notice you are even with the center of the ferris wheel, going ...
69. ### 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 ...
70. ### trig

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 15 meters and takes 20 seconds to complete one full revolution. The seat you are riding in, takes 7 seconds to reach the top which is 35 meters above the ground. Write a sine or cosine equation for the height of your seat above the ground as a ...
71. ### 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...
72. ### precalculus

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 35 feet, and is rotating at 5 revolutions per minute. Find the linear speed, in feet per minute, of a seat on the Ferris wheel.
73. ### 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
74. ### Math

Matthew is riding a ferris wheel at a constant speed of 2 revolutions per minute. The boarding height for the wheel is 1m, and the radius is 7m. a) What is the equation of the function that describes Matthew's Height in (m) in terms of time in minutes, assuming matthew starts ...
75. ### 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.)
76. ### Physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0m is tuurning about a horizontal axis through its center. The linear speed of a passenger on the rin is constant and equal to 7.00 m/s. Whatare the magnitude and direction of the passengers acclerations as she passes through a) the lowest point ...
77. ### pre-calc

The original ferris wheel, built by George Ferris for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, was much larger and slower than its modern counterparts: It has a diameter of 250 feet and contained 36 cars, each of which held 40 people; it made one revolution every 10 minutes. Suppose ...
78. ### Math

A ferris wheel has a diameter of 10 m and takes 24 sec to make one revolution. The lowest point on the wheel is 1 m above the ground. (4 marks) a. Sketch a graph to show how a rider's height above the ground varies with time as the ferris wheel makes a rotation. Assume the ...
79. ### Math

Shirley is on a Ferris wheel which spins at the rate of 3.6 revolutions per minute. The wheel has a radius of 35 feet, and the center of the wheel is 51 feet above the ground. After the wheel starts moving, Shirley takes 12 seconds to reach the top of the wheel. How high above...
80. ### 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.
81. ### math

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
82. ### Trigonometry

A Ferris Wheel rotates 3 times each minute. The passengers sit in seats that are 25 feet from the center of the wheel. A. What is the angular velocity of the wheel in degrees per minute and radians per minute? B. What is the linear velocity of the passenger in the seats?
83. ### Math (Trig)

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 ...
84. ### 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? ...
85. ### physics

If a ferris wheel has the radius of 5 meters, and one revolution takes 32 seconds, what is its speed?
86. ### 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? ...
87. ### Pre-Calc

A ferris wheel is 63 feet tall when it reaches its highest point at 8 seconds. At the bottom of the ride, you are 3 feet off the ground. So how high off the ground will you be 5 seconds after the ride starts? Write a function f so that f(t) will equal how high in feet you will...
88. ### physics

A ferris wheel bucket travels around at 3.40 m/s. The radius of the ferris wheel is 39.8 m. What is the ferris wheel's angular velocity?
89. ### calculus

a large ferris wheel is 100 feet in diameter and rises 10 feet off the ground. each revolution of the wheel takes 30 seconds. A) express the vertical distance "H" of the seat off the ground as a function of time "t" if t=0 corresponds to a time when the seat is at the bottom. ...
90. ### 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.
91. ### physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 8.8 m rotates at a constant rate, completing one revolution every 34.6 s. Suppose the Ferris wheel begins to decelerate at the rate of 0.212 rad/s2 when a passenger is at the top of the wheel. Find the magnitude and direction of the passenger's ...
92. ### precalculus

A Ferris wheel has a radius of 40 feet. The bottom of the Ferris wheel sits 0.5 feet above the ground. You board the Ferris wheel at the 6 o'clock position and rotate counter-clockwise. Define a function,f that gives your height above the ground (in feet) in terms of the angle...
93. ### physics

A Ferris wheel at an amusement park having a diameter of 14 m completes one rotation in 45 s. (a) What is the rotational speed of this Ferris wheel in revolution per minute and in degrees per second?
94. ### physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...
95. ### physics

A Ferris wheel with radius 14.0 m is turning about a horizontal axis through its center, as shown in the figure below. The linear speed of a passenger on the rim is constant and equal to 6.00 m/s. A.What is the magnitude of the passenger's acceleration as she passes through ...
96. ### Trig Question Help plz

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...
97. ### math/geometry

Jamie rides a Ferris wheel for five minutes. The diameter of the wheel is 10 meters,and its center is 6 meters above the ground. Each revolution of the wheel takes 30 seconds. Being more than 9 meters above the ground causes Jamie to suffer an anxiety attack. For how many ...
98. ### Math

The first ferris wheel was built in1893 in Chicago. It's diameter was 250 feet.how many feet did the ferris wheel rotate with each complete turn?
99. ### Math

Shirley is on a ferris wheel which spins at the rate of 3.2 revolutions per minute. The wheel has a radius of 45 feet, and the center of the wheels is 59 feet above the ground. After the wheel starts moving. Shirley takes 16 seconds to reach the top of the wheel. How high ...
100. ### math (sinusoidal functions

The height of the rider on a Ferris Wheel can be modeled by a cosine function. At time t = 0, a rider boards the Ferris Wheel at its minimum height of 3 m. The maximum height of the Ferris Wheel is 39 m. During the 8 minute ride, the rider reaches the minimum height 5 times (...