Suppose a dirt bike race is taking place on a flat surface 5 m above the ground.  Suppose one of the bike wheels has a radius of 26.2 cm and it has a nail stuck in it.  What is the maximum height that the nail obtains in cm with respect to the ground?


Thanks in advance! 

Supergirl  May 19, 2017

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If the radius is 26.2 cm  the diameter is twice that  =  52.4 cm


And 5m   =  500 cm


So......the nail reaches a max height (with respect to the ground)  of  


500 + 52.4   =  552.4 cm



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CPhill  May 19, 2017

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