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If you stand motionless under an umbrella in a rainstorm

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli ISBN: 9780130606204 3

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Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition | ISBN: 9780130606204 | Authors: Douglas C. Giancoli

Physics: Principles with Applications | 6th Edition

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Problem 14Q

If you stand motionless under an umbrella in a rainstorm where the drops fall vertically, you remain relatively dry. However, if you start running, the rain begins to hit your legs even if they remain under the umbrella. Why?

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Problem 14Q

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If you stand vertically under an umbrella when the rain falls, you remain practically dry but if you start running, the ram begins to hit your legs because the resultant acts along relative direction as shown.

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Chapter 3, Problem 14Q is Solved
Textbook: Physics: Principles with Applications
Edition: 6
Author: Douglas C. Giancoli
ISBN: 9780130606204

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