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elative Motion Relative Motion Discussion #06 – Ch. 3.4 Physics 125–Fall 2010 Dr. Mike Melnichuk Office: 2409 Randall Lab ffice Hours: 2:00 :00 / Mon Rm 1416 Randall Lab in Rm. 1416 Randall Lab.

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Example #1 You swim at 5 m/s relative to the (still) water in a river flowing at 3 m/s. At what angle do you have to start swimming so that you will end up θ on the other bank exactly opposite your initial position? A. 37 upstream ° p B. 37 downstream ° C. 73 upstream ° D. 73 downstream ° E. The river is too cold to swim in it.
Test #1 In the previous problem, what is the magnitude of your velocity lative to a person sitting on the grou d ? relative to a person sitting on the ground ? A. 3.6 m/s 6m / s B. 6 m/s C. 2.5 m/s

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Example #2 In the figure below, a plane moves due east (directly toward the east) while the pilot points the plane somewhat south of east, toward a steady wind that blows to the northeast. The
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