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Lanik
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A car's wheels are 28 inches in diameter. How far (in miles) will the car travel if its wheels revolve 10,000 times without slipping?
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Lanik Group Title
A car's wheels are 28 inches in diameter. How far (in miles) will the car travel if its wheels revolve 10,000 times without slipping?
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* Now I don't understand what they mean by slipping? Maybe it's an error in my book and what they meant to say was stopping, but maybe someone knows what they mean by slipping?!
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LivForMusic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
without slipping is just assuming they continue to make a full rotation
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Lanik Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@liveformusic, Okay
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Wired Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
I think they mean that you don't have to worry about wet roads and whatnot. The tires don't slip and therefore the equation is easier. 1 revolution of a wheel means that you've gone the distance of the circumference of the tire.
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Lanik Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@Wired, yeah I understand that :0
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No problemo :)
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Lanik Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
SO what exactly do I do guys!?!?
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LivForMusic Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
first find the circumference of the tire
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Wired Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
10,000(circumference of the tire) = distance traveled. Since the circumference is in inches and they want the answers in miles, you'll have to convert the distance.
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