Lesson 1 George W. Ferris’ Day Off Develop Understanding

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Find the other two trigonometric ratios based on the one that is given.

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Perhaps you have seen The London Eye in the background of a James Bond movie or on a television show. When it opened in March of 2000, it was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world. The passenger capsule at the very top is above the ground. The diameter is .

an image of a Ferris wheel

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How high is the center of the Ferris wheel?

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How far from the ground is the very bottom passenger capsule?

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Assume there are , evenly spaced around the circumference. Find the height from the ground of each of the numbered passenger capsules shown in the figure. (Use the figure to help you think about the problem.)

A quarter of a circle with side lengths of 135 meters cut into 9 even slices with corresponding points. The center point is labeled A and the points along the edge of the quarter circle are labeled C,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8, and D. D87654321CAAA135 m

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Go

For problems 10 and 11, divide out all common factors.

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Perform the indicated operations. Divide out all common factors in your answers.

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