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Streamlining can help cars travel faster. The more streamlined the car is the less drag it creates, so the faster it can travel with ease.

When a car is aerodynamic it finds a path through the particles so the car can easily pass through them.

The same concept applies for this drop of water:

This image shows how the particles pass over the car:

I hope this is what you wanted as I had a similar question for my science homework the other day.

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