...Beauty, cleaning, DIY tips and more - free to join!
   Login   Contact us   Site map   Puzzle Club   Ask a question    Newsletter


On a day when the wind is blowing toward the south at 1.2m/s a runner jogs west at 1.6 m/s. What is the velocity (speed and direction) of the air relative to the runner?
Question asked by: wvgirl64

Asked on: 06 Oct 2008

Hint: draw this as though they are two sides of the triangle and then use trigonometry to work out the angle and length of the third side to connect these two to get what you're after!
By: knowitall
Replied at: 19 Oct 2008
star star star star
Average rating for this answer is 4 / 5

Rate Answer
Comment or provide your answer to this question
No comments have been added to this question "Physics".
Ask a New Question

Find out more about Physics

Physics Questions and Answers

physics definitions Questions and Answers

Next question: Physics

Become a Member! It's Free >>>

Share on Facebook: On Twitter: TwitterTweet this!

Question Keywords


More Questions:

We Are Told That The Speed Of Light Is Finite. Why? What Is It That Prevents Light Speed Being Variable? Isn't There Some Evidence To Suggest That It Has Varied Over The Eons?
Mechanical Energy Must Start With A Potential Energy?
Speed And Velocity
Circular Motion
What Is Dark Matter?