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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
 one year ago
 one year 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
 one year ago
 one year ago

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VeritasVosLiberabitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 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
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natasha.ariesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so you wouldnt do anything with acceleration?
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VeritasVosLiberabitBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No 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.
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natasha.ariesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have a few more is that ok?
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