Chapter P.1, Problem 5E

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

Chapter
Section

### Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

# Which type of path (straight, curved, circular, or scattered) is determined by:a) a roller coaster?b) a pencil?c) a carousel?d) darts thrown at a dartboard?

To determine

a) To find:

The path determined by a roller coaster.

Explanation

Calculation:

Given,

Roller coaster.

Since, the roller coaster does not have the fixed point (centre) and the fixed line segment (radius) the path followed by a roller coaster is curved...

To determine

b) To find:

The path determined by a pencil.

To determine

c) To find:

The path determined by a carousel.

To determine

d) To find:

The path determined by the darts thrown at a dartboard.

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