A car weighs 2600 lbs. the car finished a race that was .25 miles long at 10.1 seconds traveling at

A car weighs 2600 lbs. The car finished a race that was .25 miles long at 10.1 seconds traveling at 149 mph. The wind was blowing aginst the car at 39 mph. How fast would the car be going and have gone if the wind wasn't blowing?
ejpark127
Asked Jun 05, 2013
The effect of the wind would depend on the aerodynamic shape of the car. A large boxy vehicle with a lot of drag would be affected by the wind much more than a low bullet shaped vehicle like an Indy race car.
Rob
Answered Jun 05, 2013

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