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You say you want a revolution... (Posted on 2004-06-27) Difficulty: 3 of 5
A circle with radius 1 rolls without slipping once around a circle with radius 3. How many revolutions does the smaller circle make?

Does it matter if the smaller circle rolls on the inside or outside of the larger circle?

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Solution pi pi | Comment 10 of 12 |

l=pi

l2=3, number of rotations =3/pi


  Posted by vije on 2004-07-07 13:51:49
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