Hi, I’m trying to make the wheel go 20 feet but I don’t know how many turns the motor needs to go that distance can someone help me?

You have a couple of options:

- Move the robot a measured 20 feet and measure how many rotations the wheel makes
- This is the most direct, but least versatile method

- Move the robot a precise number of rotations and measure how far the robot moves, then do math
- This will give you a distance-per-rotation that you can use to move any arbitrary distance

- Calculate the distance the robot should move per rotation of the wheel (
*pi** {Wheel Diameter})- This should give you the same distance-per-rotation number

From an engineering standpoint, I would recommend calculating **and** measuring the distance-per-rotation. This will allow you to validate your calculations (if they are different, figure out **why** they are different.

Good luck!

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