Precalculus : Angular and Linear Velocity

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Example Question #1 : Solve Linear Velocity Problems

A clock has a second hand measuring 12cm. What is the linear speed of the tip of the second hand?

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Correct answer:


Linear speed is equal to the arc length traversed divided by the time. We use s to denote arc length.

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