A convertible with the top down is heading for a parking garage entrance at a steady 24 km/h. Directly above this entrance is a window washer who accidentally drops her bucket of water off her rising platform. At this time the car was 12 m from the entrance and the platform was traveling up at a speed of 1 m/s. Calculate if the car gets wet.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Okay, so here is my given information:

CONVERTIBLE:

V(const) = 24 km/h = 6.67 m/s

d = 12 m

WINDOW WASHER

V(initial) = -1.5 m/s

I really don't see where to begin. I know I can determine the time it will take for the convertible to reach the entrance of the garage, but I don't see what good that would do since I do not have the height above the road the window washer is when the bucket falls.

Help.

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