Fatima O.

asked • 09/02/14

Find a formula, using the cosine function, for your height above ground after t minutes on the ferris wheel.

A ferris wheel is 6 meters in diameter and boarded in the six o'clock position from a platform that is 6 meters above the ground. The wheel completes one full revolution every 6 minutes. At the initial time t equals 0 you are in the twelve o'clock position.


Find a formula, using the cosine function, for your height above ground after t minutes on the ferris wheel.

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Philip P. answered • 09/03/14

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