(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Is it possible to accurately approximate the speed of a passing car while standing in the

protected front hall of the school?

Task: Determine how fast cars are passing the front of the school. You may only go

outside to measure the distance from where you are standing to the road. All

other measurements must be taken from inside the building (I want you to stay

warm and dry!). Make sure to clearly explain your process to gauge the speed of

passing cars and submit all of your work!

2. Relevant equations

speed= distance/time

3. The attempt at a solution

time can be calculated for distance we have to suppose an angle and working with triangles but i am not able to figure out how

<Moderator's note: Approved as OP doesn't ask for a solution but just a guidance.>

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