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Applications: Angular and Linear Velocity
I like Merry

Go

Rounds.
While in Santa Cruz, my wife and I went to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and we
rode the Merry

Go

Round.
I noticed that the Merry

Go

Round was spinning at a rate of 1 revolution every 15
seconds.
I was riding the horse on the outside of the Merry

Go

Round (radius of 30 feet) and my wife was
riding a unicorn (radius of 25 feet) just inside of my horse
Determine the angular velocity of the wheel (in radians per minute)
a)
Determine the linear velocity of my horse and my wife’s unicorn.
Which animal was faster?
How much
faster? (in feet per minute)
b)
All Trig Functions
Find the exact value of all trig functions of an angle
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