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# In third gear how many times would a 27 inch wheel of a bicycle make a complete turn in a 5 mile bike race?

Updated: 10/21/2022

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Which gear the bike is in doesn't matter, the wheels will have to turn the same number of times anyhow. To find the answer, calculate the circumference of the wheel, (hint: circumference = diameter times pi) then divide with the distance.

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