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Homework Help: Uniform Circular Motion Bicycle Tire

  1. Mar 29, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A spot of paint on a bicycle tire moves in a circular path of radius .33m. When the spot has traveled a linear distance of 1.66m, through what angle has the tire rotated?

    2. Relevant equations

    v=rw
    w=2∏/T


    3. The attempt at a solution

    1.66=2∏/T
    1.66T=2∏
    100∏/83
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2012 #2

    tiny-tim

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    hi eagles12! :smile:
    T is the period (a time) …

    this question has nothing to do with time :wink:

    in adition to v = rω, you also need to learn …

    s = rθ

    a = rα :smile:
     
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