Angular Velocity: Definition, Formula & Examples


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What is the linear velocity of a car that drives 140 miles in 2 hours?

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1. What is the radian measure of the angle shown in the picture? Round to two decimal places.

2. Assume a person is running around a circular track. The person runs 3 laps, or 6pi radians, in 8 minutes. What is the person's angular velocity?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will gauge your understanding of angular velocity. Useful concepts must also be considered, such as linear velocity problems and measuring radian angles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your abilities with these topics with the help of these assessments:

  • Calculating angular velocity in a given scenario
  • Rounding to decimal places
  • Understanding different velocities

Skills Practiced

These are some skills you can practice with these assessments:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about linear velocity in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve angular velocity practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about radian measurements of an angle

Additional Learning

Want to know more about angular velocity? Review this lesson entitled Angular Velocity: Definition, Formula & Examples. It will cover these study points:

  • Define linear velocity
  • Understand its application in mathematics
  • Analyze radians
  • Use alternate formulas for angular velocity