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Posted by Aaron on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 12:29pm.

A skydiver deploys his parachute when he is 950m directly above his desired landing spot. He then falls through the air at a steady 5.0 m/s . There is a breeze blowing to the west at 1.1 m/s.

At what angle with respect to vertical does he fall?

By what distance will he miss his desired landing spot?

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