Suppose your local amusement park has a Ferris wheel that is a 500-foot tall. It is 490 feet in diameter and the wheel takes about 6 minutes to...
View the step-by-step solution to:

Question

Can someone answer questions 14-18 and explain to me how they got those answers? The questions revolve around the

topic of model sinusoidal functions based on real world problems and creating a graph, table and trig equations.

IMG_5080.jpg

IMG_5080.jpg

Suppose your local amusement park has a Ferris wheel that is a 500-foot tall. It is 490 feet in diameter
and the wheel takes about 6 minutes to complete one rotation.
Suppose you get on the Ferris wheel at time, t = 0, 10 feet above ground level.
14. Make a table.
250
490f
Time
Height
10
15. Sketch a graph that models the situation.
1 rot.
(Sketch 3 cycles, label the scale of the x-axis and y-axis)
6min
3
3 cycles
18 min
easrig sad al JAW
16. Write an equation that models the graph (degrees).
The searly
17. How far from ground level will you be at 7 minutes? Are you headed up or down the Ferris
wheel?
18. At what first positive value of time will you be 132 feet above ground level heading down the
Ferris wheel?

Top Answer

see work see work... View the full answer

IMG_20191102_123218729.jpg

14. t=0, 10ft dave = starting (@ bottom
to minutes for one rotation = period of
1/2 way 1 3 minutes (@ top )
sine function
500
255 -
715 10*5
I follows that pattern
490 = 245+ 10: 255
N
10 -0...

Sign up to view the full answer

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question