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A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up?
This is what I did but it is wrong. Can someone help me?

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    This is vastly different from what you did, and I don't understand what you did.

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    Vs=0.7 relative to water,Vr=0.3&t=20.3sec then,Vsr=Vm-Vr,0.7+0.3=1m/s. V=s/t ,s=vt ,20.3m

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