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It takes a plane flying at 150 km/h, 3.0 minutes to fly around a cloud at an altitude of 3000m. What is the diameter of the cloud

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The altitude does not matter.

Circumference = pi*(diameter) = (speed)*(time)

D = V*t/pi is the cloud diameter
t = 1/20 = 0.05 hours

Solve for D

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