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(Indicates a review question, which means it requires only a basic understanding of the material to answer. Questions without this designation typically require integrating or extending the concepts presented thus far.) A wind is blowing from the north (the air is moving toward the south). When a person is walking toward the north, is the relative speed of the wind that the person senses greater than, the same as, or less than the speed the person senses when not walking? How about when the person is walking toward the south?

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A wind is blowing from the north (the air is moving toward the south). When a person is walking toward the north, is the relative speed of the wind that the person senses greater than, the same as, or less than the speed the person senses when not walking? How about when the person is walking toward the south?

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