A carousel has a radius of 17 ft and takes 28 seconds to make one complete revolution. What is the linear speed of the carousel at its outside edge?

Yair Valentine 2022-08-07 Answered
A carousel has a radius of 17 ft and takes 28 seconds to make one complete revolution. What is the linear speed of the carousel at its outside edge?
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Dereon Parker
Answered 2022-08-08 Author has 11 answers
Total distance is 2 π r (circumference of carousel because its a circle)and it is done in 28 seconds. So divide the two and you willhave the linear velocity
2 π ( 17 ) f t / 28 s = 3.81 f t / s
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