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Homework Help: Math

Posted by Anonymous on Monday, February 18, 2008 at 1:33am.

How do I draw the following problem so I have something to refer to when answering a) and b)?

A river is 2 km wide and flows at 6 km/h. A motor boat that has a speed of
20 km/h in still water heads out from one bank perpendicular to the current.
A marina lies directly across the river on the opposite bank.

a. How far downstream from the marina will the boat reach the other bank? (0.6 km)
b. How long will it take? (6 min)

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