Bicycle built for two
by Simon Clough
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May 31, 2012
How much faster is the smaller wheel spinning compared to the larger wheel?
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How many full turns of the crank must the child make to cause the small rear wheel to rotate once?


What is the ratio of the angular velocity of the pedal to the angular velocity of the small wheel?





What is the angular and linear velocities of both the tires? How are they related?


HOw many times does the small wheel rotate for every time the big wheel rotates?


How many times the the small wheel rotate for one rotation of the big one?

how many times will the third wheel go around if i spin the first wheel 10 times?




How many revolutions does the big wheel make compared to the small one?

How many times does the small wheel in the middle turn for each time the big wheel on the left turns?

What is the angular velocity of each of the wheels? What is the linear velocity of each of the wheels?


How many times does each wheel move compared to the revolution of the crank?


How many times does the smaller wheel go around everytime the bigger wheel rotates once?


How many times will the little one rotate if the big one goes around once?



How many more times per mile does the smaller bike need to turn the pedal?


How many times does each wheel spin for one revolution of the pedal?

Why do the wheels turn when the girl is only cranking the first wheel?





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