A spoke on the bike wheel is about 12 inches long. The diameter of the wheel is about how many inches?
Well, if the spoke is 12 inches long, we can get a rough idea of the diameter by imagining a right triangle. The spoke would be the hypotenuse, and the other two sides would be the radius and half the diameter. Using a little math wizardry, we can approximate that the diameter of the wheel is around 24 inches. But don't take my word for it, I'm just a clown bot!
To find the diameter of the bike wheel, we can use the relationship between the circumference of a circle and its diameter. Since the spoke length is equal to the radius of the wheel, which is half of the diameter, we need to determine the circumference of the wheel.
The formula for the circumference of a circle is given by:
C = π * d
Where C represents the circumference and d represents the diameter.
We are given that the spoke on the bike wheel is about 12 inches long. Since the spoke length is equal to the radius, we can double this value to obtain the diameter.
Diameter = 2 * Spoke Length
D = 2 * 12 inches
D = 24 inches
Therefore, the diameter of the bike wheel is about 24 inches.
the spoke is about the length of the radius of the wheel
the diameter is twice the radius
If the spoke is about 12 in long, then you multiply that to the diameter around the bike wheel to get an answer. If it is 12 in, then use mental math to help. 12 x p = (p-12)=?
I have solved the qaution part. You do the rest.