A bicycle tire has a diameter of 27 inches. How far does the bike travel along the ground when the wheel rotates once?

postillan4 2021-06-18 Answered
A bicycle tire has a diameter of 27 inches. How far does the bike travel along the ground when the wheel rotates once?
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Answered 2021-06-19 Author has 81 answers
When the wheel rotates once, it has a travelled a distance equal to the circumference of the wheel. Using the circumference formula in terms of diameter dd, this distance is:
C=πd=π(27)84.8 inches
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