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You are in a hot-air balloon that, relative to the ground, has a velocity of 6.65 m/s in a direction due east. You see a hawk moving directly away from the balloon in a direction due north. The speed of the hawk relative to you is 2.88 m/s. What are (a) the magnitude and (b) direction of the hawk's velocity relative to the ground? Express the directional angle relative to due east.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Use pythagorean theorem to find magnitude and use \[\tan^{-1} (\frac{ y }{ x })\] to find the angle

  2. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    you there @neelam.khindria ?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is it correct? @arindameducationusc |dw:1439620341819:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Never got tested on relative velocity or acceleration.

  5. arindameducationusc
    • one year ago
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    theta=tan inverse(y/x) yes @Shalante you are right....

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for the response

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thanks guys!

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