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A carousel with a 50 -foot diameter makes 4 revolutions per minute. (a) Find the angular speed of the carousel in radians per minute. (b) Find the linear speed of the platform rim of the carousel.

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We will use:

ω=θt,  (1)\boxed{\omega=\dfrac{\theta}{t},~~(1)}

and

v=rω,  (2)\boxed{v=r\omega,~~(2)}

where ω\omega is angular speed, vv is linear speed, θ\theta is the angle corresponding to the arc length ss, rr is radius and tt is time.

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