We have two particles, P and Q, each travelling at Vp and Vq. We are told that it is IMPOSSIBLE for Q to intercept P, but I have to find the best course for the closest approach. If we fix P, why is it that the relative velocity of Q (qVp) has to be tangential to the possible directions of Vq (which is in a circle of radius mod(Vq))
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Stuck with relative motion watch
- Thread Starter
- 09-03-2018 17:25
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- 11-03-2018 22:16
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