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Homework Help: Lou-Vee-Air Car

  1. Oct 22, 2006 #1
    I am a high school senior and for physics class we are making cars out of paper, paper clips, straws, glue, and tape. The cars must have a propulsion system made out of those materials as well. I am struggling at figuring out a design that will go atleast 20 feet. Any ideas? help is greatly appreciated
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  3. Oct 22, 2006 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    The materials listed don't seem to work unless you are blowing air through the straw and using the paper as a sail. Otherwise, you will need something like an elastic band to store energy.

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