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Classical Mechanics

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Flying an Airplane: Time Lost

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An airplane must fly directly North a distance of 812 mi (1307 km), and the maximum airspeed the airplane is designed for is 300 mi/hr (134 m/s). The wind is blowing from the West at 80 mi/hr (36 m/s).

How many minutes are lost because of the wind in making the trip if the pilot makes the trip as fast as he can?

A

34

B

93

C

6

D

42