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The table of values shows the height of a car of a Ferris wheel as it travels in a circular motion.

 

Time (seconds)          Height (meters)

0                                 6

2                                 26

4                                 46

6                                 26

8                                 6

10                               26

12                               46

14                               26

16                               6

 

Which statements are true?

Select each correct answer.

  • The maximum height of the Ferris wheel above ground is 40 m.
  • If the car is loaded at 0 s, then people are loaded at the lowest height of the Ferris wheel.
  • The radius of the Ferris wheel is 26 m.
  • The car makes a complete revolution in 8 s.
adore.nuk  Mar 6, 2018
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The maximum height of the Ferris wheel above ground is 40 m.  -  True

 

If the car is loaded at 0 s, then people are loaded at the lowest height of the Ferris wheel. - True

 

The radius of the Ferris wheel is 26 m.  -  False  ....the radius  is   (46 - 6) / 2  =  20 ft

 

The car makes a complete revolution in 8 s. - True

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Mar 6, 2018

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