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    A bird can fly in still air at 100kmh. The wind blows at 90kmh from W(x degrees)S. The bird wishes to return to its nest which is due E of its present position, In which direction, relative to the air should it fly?

    In the solution, it says that velocity of the bird relative to the air (bVa)=100kmh. But how is this true? The wind blows at 100kmh
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    A bird can fly in still air at 100kmh. The wind blows at 90kmh from W(x degrees)S. The bird wishes to return to its nest which is due E of its present position, In which direction, relative to the air should it fly?

    In the solution, it says that velocity of the bird relative to the air (bVa)=100kmh. But how is this true? The wind blows at 100kmh
    No, the wind blows at 90 km/h.

    The concept of a bird flying in still air at some velocity, is that this is the velocity of the bird relative to the air.
 
 
 
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