An automobile tire has a diameter of 36 inches. How many revolutions will the wheel make as the...

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An automobile tire has a diameter of 36 inches. How many revolutions will the wheel make as the automobile travel 1 mile?

Circumference

The circumference is the linear length obtained by converting a circle into a line. The circumference depends on the radius or diameter of the circle. The general expression for the circumference is {eq}C = 2\pi r = \pi d {/eq}.

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Given Data

  • The diameter of the tire is: {eq}r = 36\;{\rm{in}} {/eq}
  • The traveled distance is: {eq}s = 1\;{\rm{mile}} {/eq}


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