Problem: A wheel has a radius of 4.1 m. How far (path length) does a point on the circumference travel if the wheel is rotated through angles of (a) 30°, (b) 30 rad, and (c) 30 rev, respectively?

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A wheel has a radius of 4.1 m. How far (path length) does a point on the circumference travel if the wheel is rotated through angles of (a) 30°, (b) 30 rad, and (c) 30 rev, respectively?

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