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A wheel turns through 66,000deg in a minute. How many radians does it turn through in...

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christiano-cr7 | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted August 8, 2013 at 5:03 AM via web

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A wheel turns through 66,000deg in a minute. How many radians does it turn through in one second?

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jeew-m | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted August 8, 2013 at 5:08 AM (Answer #1)

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`180^0 = pi rad`

`1^0 = pi/180 rad`

Degrees per minute `= 66000`

Degrees per second `=66000/60 =1100`

Radians per second `=(1100xxpi/180) = 19.2rad`

So the wheel turns 19.2 radians per second

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