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A person looking out the window of a stationary train notices that raindrops are falling vertically down at a speed of 8.2 m/s relative to the ground. When the train moves at a constant velocity, the raindrops make an angle of 62° when they move past the window. How fast is the train moving?

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    Wouldn't tan 62= V/6.2

    Of course, it is not clear how the angle is measured, either to the vertical or horizontal.

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    opps, typo, tan 62=V/8.2

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    15.42

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