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Homework Help: Angular velocity

  1. Oct 7, 2004 #1
    does anyone know how to convert 33 revolutions/minute to velocity (meter/sec) when the radius is 1.47 meters?
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  3. Oct 7, 2004 #2


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    1 rev is 2piRadius meters.
  4. Oct 7, 2004 #3


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  5. Oct 7, 2004 #4


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    If you have a radius of 1.47 m the circumference is π2.94.

    [tex] \frac{22 rev}{minute} \times \frac{minute}{60 seconds} \times \frac{2.94 \pi m}{rev}[/tex]
    should get you your answer. (Approximately 3)
  6. Oct 7, 2004 #5
    Thanks a lot for all of y'alls help!
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