Bob A.

asked • 01/25/21

Sheldon notices the Ferris Wheel radius is 40 feet and the center of the wheel is 50 feet high. Amy times the ride and finds it takes 45 seconds to complete one turn around the wheel.

How many seconds does it take for the platform to go each of these distances?

a. From 3 o'clock to 10 o'clock


b. From 3 o'clock to 7 o'clock


c. From 3 o'clock to 4 o'clock



What is the platform height off the ground at each of these times?

a. 3 seconds after passing 3 o'clock position


b. 12 seconds after passing the 3 o'clock position


c. 24 seconds after passing the 3 o'clock position


d. 35 seconds after passing the 3 o'clock position

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David M. answered • 01/25/21

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