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RollerCoaster - A Math and History Report
Gender & Sexual Studies
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Roller Coasters and Application The first scenic gravity roller coaster was the Mauch Chunk Switchback Gravity Railroad, which was located in Pennsylvania. It was built in 1827 by Josiah White and was 9 miles long. Wood and steel was used in the construction of the railroad tracks…
Edward Joy Morris created it in 1902. Much of these wooden materials which were created on the original roller coasters have been replaced by steel as roller coasters have gotten much more advanced in design and are now capable of faster speeds. Name of theme park Location Name of roller coaster height length speed duration of ride average acceleration Kings Island Ohio Son of Beast 66.45m 2143.35m 35m/s 160s 0.167m/s^2 Kings Island Ohio The Beast 33.53m 2253.99m 29m/s 250s 0.072m/s^2 Six Flags Over Georgia Georgia Goliath 609.6m 1365.50m 31m/s 165s 0.100m/s^2 Six Flags Over Georgia Georgia Georgia Scorcher 32.61m 914.40m 24m/s 84s 0.259m/s^2 Six Flags Over Georgia Georgia Mindbender 24.38m 991.51m 22m/s 153s 0.084m/s^2 Height of 1st Hill Shape of 1st Hill The Exit Path Height of the 2nd Hill The Loop Results Trial 1 131ft slope low slope 164ft elliptical bad Trial 2 262ft slope low slope 230ft circle bad Trial 3 262ft slope low slope 230ft elliptical good 1. Historically speaking, what makes roller coasters so popular? Roller coasters are thrill rides. Humans have always been interested in pushing the limits of human response. One of the ways this was captured into entertainment was by going through the air at fast speeds while performing acrobatic stunts such as loops and helixes. ...
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