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Solution: A wheel of radius 0.5 m rolls without slipping on a horizont...

Question

A wheel of radius 0.5 m rolls without slipping on a horizontal surface. Starting from rest, the wheel moves with a constant angular acceleration of 6 rad/s2 . The distance traveled by the center of the wheel from t = 0 to t = 3 s is about:

A. none of these

B. 2.1 m

C. 13.5 m

D. 18 m

E. 27 m