Posted by **manny** on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 10:56pm.

On a pleasure cruise a boat is traveling relative to the water at a speed of 4.8 m/s due south. Relative to the boat, a passenger walks toward the back of the boat at a speed of 1.3 m/s.

(a) What is the magnitude and direction of the passenger's velocity relative to the water?

(b) How long does it take for the passenger to walk a distance of 27 m on the boat?

(c) How long does it take for the passenger to cover a distance of 27 m on the water?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- physics - Search: On a pleasure cruise a boat is traveling relative to the water...
- Physics - Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a ...
- Physics - Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a ...
- physics - A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A ...
- science - a boat heading due north crosses a wide river with speed of 12km/h ...
- science - A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A ...
- physics - A ferryboat is traveling north with a speed of 5.50 m/s relative to ...
- physics - A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream ...
- Physics - A small boat is crossing a river which flows at 10km.h. The driver of ...
- Physics - As an aid in working this problem, consult Interactive Solution 3.62. ...

More Related Questions