Tuesday, 26 April 2016

SDL (02) Revision: Rate & Speed (02) The Singapore Flyer

Refer to the Handout and attempt the task on writing papers.
Remember to label the parts and show your working clearly.

At a height of 165m, Singapore Flyer is one of the world’s largest Giant Observation Wheel and also one of Asia’s biggest tourist attractions.

The diameter of the Singapore Flyer measures at 150 metres, and it travels at an average speed of 0.24 metres per seconds. 

(a) Express its average speed in km/h

(b) How long (in minutes) does it take for the flyer to complete one revolution?

(c) The company is promoting the "dining capsule" concept, inviting people to dine in the capsule. If the meal lasts for one hour, how many revolutions would the diner have gone through for his meal?

Additional information

Circumference of Circle = 2 π r   where r is the radius and use π = 3.142

Video clip: Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bt-9iRriklI
Information: http://www.singaporeflyer.com/about-us/fun-facts-about-the-flyer/

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