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# A bicycle odometer (which counts revolutions and is

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Problem 1Q

A bicycle odometer (which counts revolutions and is calibrated to report distance traveled) is attached near the wheel axle and is calibrated for 27-inch wheels. What happens if you use it on a bicycle with 24-inch wheels?

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The original wheel size/diameter = 27 inches.

But. the new wheel size/diameter = 24 inches

The circumference of the wheel is directly proportional to the diameter and/or the radius. Therefore, the larger wheel will travel further for the same number of revolutions compared to the...

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