# A ship's wheel is rotated 128°. Its radius is 22 cm. How far would a point on the wheel's edge move in this rotation?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 17, 2016

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#### Explanation:

It is important to realise that a rotation of 128° is simply a fraction of a full rotation of 360°. The distance the point will move is the same fraction of the whole circumference.

Distance = a fraction of the circumference

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