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anonymous
 4 years ago
A pink race car passes a blue race car on the track. The blue race car is traveling at a velocity of 36 m/s the pink race race car is traveling at a velocity of 55 m/s. How fast does the pink race car appear to be traveling to the driver of the blue race car?
A 55 m/s
B 36 m/s
C 91 m/s
D 19 m/s
anonymous
 4 years ago
A pink race car passes a blue race car on the track. The blue race car is traveling at a velocity of 36 m/s the pink race race car is traveling at a velocity of 55 m/s. How fast does the pink race car appear to be traveling to the driver of the blue race car? A 55 m/s B 36 m/s C 91 m/s D 19 m/s

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so this is a problem about relativity. the trick is to set the observer = to 0. This means you are trying to picture how the pink car looks to the blue car as if the blue car were at rest. so it would simply be 55  36

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so you wouldnt do anything with acceleration?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No because the problem never specified there was a change in acceleration so we will have to make the assumption that they are travelling at a constant velocity.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have a few more is that ok?
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