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Posted by Lilah on Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 9:52pm.

A motorboat heads due east at 8.5 m/s across a river that flows to the south at a speed of 2.5 m/s.
a. What is the velocity of the boat relative to a stationary observer on the shore?
B. If the river is 1360 m wide, how long does it take the boat to cross the river?
C. How far downstream will the boat have traveled when it reaches the other side?

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