A person is walking on straight road starting with a velocity $v$, the direction of of air ,observed by him makes an angle $\alpha$ with his is direction of motion. Now during the race, he finds direction of air rotates by angle $\alpha$ at a uniform rotating rate. It is given that air is flowing perpendicular to track. Find length of the track.


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    $\begingroup$ A complete problem is your doubt ? !! Show some effort brother and present some working ! It's saves the time of the person answering and displays how much you worked on the problem -_- $\endgroup$ – Aditya Garg Aug 14 at 7:43

$\alpha$ the angle the air speed makes with the person

$\omega$ the uniform angular speed

$t = \alpha/\omega$ the time of the race

$vt$ the length of the road, because air friction is considered negligible

  • $\begingroup$ Can't we approach this problem by integration $\endgroup$ – user75659 Aug 14 at 8:35
  • $\begingroup$ When you walk does the wind modify your walk? Ask yourself this, if your answer is yes then you can use this integration. $\endgroup$ – user36636 Aug 17 at 19:32

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