Solving The Aristotle’s Baffling Wheel Paradox

Think of the edge of your tire and the edge of the hubcap. The two rotate in sync, and they rotate over a certain distance. Both wheels use their entire circumference to trace the same amount of distance. The smaller radius can’t possibly be equal to the larger one, so how does this work?! This is called Aristotle’s wheel paradox, and it has baffled scientists for centuries! Stay tuned, because this video is going to show you how to solve it.


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