Answer to Question #33680 in Mechanics | Relativity for shashwat ahuja
When a volcano erupts, it emits smoke and lava in all direction with a velocity of 280m/s. The height of volcano is 5 km amd there is a house located at a distance of 8 km from the centre of the mountain. 5s after an eruption, a group of people start fleeingfrom the house in a car that can run at a maximum speed of 90km/h.
Assuming that they travel in a straight line away from the volcano, what additional distance should they have covered to escape the fireball?