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Tourist being chased by BEAR! OH NO! Help please

  1. Sep 2, 2008 #1
    Tourist being chased by BEAR! OH NO! Help please :)

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A tourist being chased by an angry bear is running in a straight line toward his car at a speed of 4.76 m/s. The car is a distance d away. The bear is 38.2 m behind the tourist and running at 6.07 m/s. The tourist reaches the car safely. What is the maximum possible value for d?
    2. Relevant equations
    Please explain how you got the answer please. :)


    3. The attempt at a solution
    My sisters problem about 10 states away. She needs your help :) Any phiysics is over my head. Not sure if this forum will even help since I see you have to do your own work first.
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2008
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  3. Sep 2, 2008 #2
    Re: Tourist being chased by BEAR! OH NO! Help please :)

    I fear you won't get a reply unless you get your sister to try to explain her attempts at a solution or to come and post the problem on here herself.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2008 #3
  5. Sep 2, 2008 #4
    Re: Tourist being chased by BEAR! OH NO! Help please :)

    F it? I was not not F-ing it in the first place... it's all good and well saying 'Tell me the answer to this problem' but it will do no good unless the answer's understood, so i was reluctant say owt...

    hope your sis finds whozum and thebob useful..
     
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