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Asked Aug 29, 2019
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A gondola on an amusment park ride spins at a speed of 13 revolutions per minute. If the gondola is 27 feet from the ride's center, what is the linear speed of the gondola in miles per hour?

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Expert Answer

Step 1

1 revolution means 2pi radian

13 revolution means = 13 times 2pi= 26pi radians 

Angular speed of the gondola = 26pi radians per minute

Step 2

Radius of the gondola= 27 feet 

So linear speed of the gondola = ang...

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