Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7:03pm.

You’re standing outside on a windless day when raindrops begin to fall straight down. You run for shelter at a speed of 5.2 , and you notice while you’re running that the raindrops appear to be falling at an angle of about 30 from the vertical.What’s the vertical speed of the raindrops?

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**Elena**, Friday, October 19, 2012 at 7:09pm
v=5.2/tan30 = 9m/s

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**drwls**, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 7:48am
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