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In 3 h 24 min, a balloon drifts 8.7 km north, 9.7 km east, and 2.9 km in elevation from its release point on the ground. Find (a) the magnitude of its average velocity and (b) the angle its average velocity makes with the horizontal.

In 3 h 24 min, a balloon drifts 8.7 km north, 9.7 km east, and 2.9 km in elevation from its release point on the ground. Find (a) the magnitude of its average velocity and (b) the angle its average velocity makes with the horizontal.

Grade:upto college level

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Navjyot Kalra
askIITians Faculty 654 Points
7 years ago
(a)
The average velocity vector of the balloon is:
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The magnitude of the average velocity vector is:
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Therefore, the magnitude of average velocity of balloon is 3.92 km/h.
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