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Physics of a flying bird

  1. Apr 2, 2013 #1
    A bird is flying through the air with an airspeed of 12.6m/s heading 27.7*west of north. it is a windy day with the wind blowing at 8.95m/s heading 12.5* south of west. what is the velocity of the bird as seen by the person on the ground
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  3. Apr 2, 2013 #2


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    Please post this question in the appropriate homework subforum and follow the rules there. Remember to show the work you've already done and to post the appropriate formulas and such.

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  4. Apr 2, 2013 #3


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    What Drakkith said. :smile:
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