Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 9781337271172
ISBN 13: 978-1-33727-117-2

Chapter 6 - 6.1 - Angles and Their Measure - 6.1 Exercises - Page 433: 115



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The equation for the velocity of the edge of the wheel given it is fixed at an angular velocity $\omega$ is $v=\omega r$. Thus, when the diameter (and thus the radius) increase, the velocity at the edge increases as well.
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