There are 1760 yards in a mile. A certain wheel makes 17,600 revolutions in 40 miles. What is the number of yards in the radius of the wheel? Give your answer as a decimal to the nearest tenth of a mile.
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the wheel travels a distance of in one revolution, so that would mean the wheel's circumference is 4 yds, correct?
Oh, thank you so much!
So you got the radius from that?
Well if the circumference is 4 yards, then you can divide it by 2 to get the radius.
Originally Posted by Espionage Well if the circumference is 4 yards, then you can divide it by to get the radius. correction ...
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