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A circular rim 28 inches in diameter rotates the same number

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A circular rim 28 inches in diameter rotates the same number of inches per second as a circular rim 35 inches in diameter. If the smaller rim makes x revolutions per second, how many revolutions per minute does the later rim make in terms of x?

A) \frac{48P}{x}
B) 75x
C) 48x
D) 24x
E) \frac{x}{75}


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Re: Rim rotation [#permalink] New post 04 Oct 2011, 20:19
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Re: Rim rotation [#permalink] New post 04 Oct 2011, 21:33
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Re: Rim rotation [#permalink] New post 04 Oct 2011, 23:02
[(Rev/sec) x circumference] of 28 inches rim = [(Rev/sec) x circumference] of 35 inches rim
x x 28Pi = y x 35Pi
y = \frac{4}{5}x

But this is rev/sec. Converting to minutes we get
y = \frac{4}{5}x x 60
y = 48x
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Re: Rim rotation [#permalink] New post 05 Oct 2011, 08:15
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[(Rev/sec) x circumference] of 28 inches rim = [(Rev/sec) x circumference] of 35 inches rim
x x 28Pi = y x 35Pi
y = \frac{4}{5}x

But this is rev/sec. Converting to minutes we get
y = \frac{4}{5}x x 60
y = 48x

Missed the per minute thing....
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