Problem: Two cars approach a street corner at right angles to each other (as show in the figure). Car 1 travels at 35 km/h and car 2 at 45 km/h. Assume that car 1 is moving in positive direction along axis y and car 2 is moving in positive direction along axis x. What is the relative velocity of car 1 as seen by car 2?What is the velocity of car 2 relative to car 1?

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Two cars approach a street corner at right angles to each other (as show in the figure). Car 1 travels at 35 km/h and car 2 at 45 km/h. Assume that car 1 is moving in positive direction along axis y and car 2 is moving in positive direction along axis x.

What is the relative velocity of car 1 as seen by car 2?

What is the velocity of car 2 relative to car 1?

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