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Relative to the ground

  1. Oct 24, 2006 #1
    can someone help me with this problem? Im not sure where to start from.
    if someone can give me some advice.

    While driving north at 25 m/s during a rainstorm you notice that the rain makes an angle of 38 with the vertical. While driving back home moments later at the same speed but in the opposite direction, you see that the rain is falling straight down.

    Q) From these observations, determine the speed of the raindrops relative to the ground.

    Q)From these observations, determine the angle of the raindrops relative to the ground.
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2006 #2
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