77 432
Assignments Done
Successfully Done
In July 2019

Answer to Question #24098 in Geometry for Matthew Williams

Question #24098
A rescue plane wants to drop supplies to isolated mountain climbers on a rocky ridge 235m below?
Part (a) asks:
If the plane is traveling horizontally with a speed of 61.1m/s, how far in advance of the recipients (horizontal distance) must the goods be dropped?
I got 423m, which is the correct answer.

Part (b) asks:
Suppose, instead, that the plane releases the supplies a horizontal distance of 425m in advance of the mountain climbers. What vertical velocity (up or down) should the supplies be given so that they arrive precisely at the climbers' position?
Expert's answer

Need a fast expert's response?

Submit order

and get a quick answer at the best price

for any assignment or question with DETAILED EXPLANATIONS!


No comments. Be first!

Leave a comment

Ask Your question

Privacy policy Terms and Conditions