anonymous
  • anonymous
Two gears are connected and are rotating simultaneously. The smaller gear has a radius of 4 inches, and the larger gear has a radius of 7 inches. two circles touching at one point. Larger circle has radius of 7 inches. Smaller circle has radius of 4 inches. Part 1: What is the angle measure, in degrees and rounded to the nearest tenth, through which the larger gear has rotated when the smaller gear has made one complete rotation? Part 2: How many rotations will the smaller gear make during one complete rotation of the larger gear? Show all work.
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Would I divide 14pi/8pi?
anonymous
  • anonymous
So far I have arc length 25.133 for the smaller circle, and 43.982 for the bigger circle. 43.982 - 25.133 = 18.849?
anonymous
  • anonymous
circumference of smaller gear=2 pi r=2*pi*4=8 pi |dw:1443496434781:dw|

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anonymous
  • anonymous
I got 205.7 before I asked on here but I wasn't sure Thank You.
anonymous
  • anonymous
correct
anonymous
  • anonymous
Do I just divide the circumference of the smaller circle from the bigger circle to get the amount of rotations?
anonymous
  • anonymous
for part 2. circumference of larger gear=2*pi*r=2*pi*7=14 pi circumference of smaller gear=2*pi*4=8pi no. of revolutions made by smaller gear\[=\frac{ 14 \pi }{ 8 \pi }=\frac{ 7 }{ 4 }\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
Wow this was way simpler than I previously imagined. I don't remember the unit circle very well haha.
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes you started correctly.
anonymous
  • anonymous
So 1.75 revolutions correct?
anonymous
  • anonymous
correct

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