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THE COUNTY FAIR FERRIS WHEEL
Consider this picture of a Ferris wheel. The wheel has a
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The wheel goes around (counter-clockwise) several times during a ride. How could you reflect this fact in your graph? Update your graph.
Include angle measures greater than
in your graph. What is the maximum distance above or below the center that the top of your seat attains during the ride?
30 feet
Find an equation to fit the County Fair Ferris wheel ride.