February 24, 2017

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Crystal on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 10:16am.

A ferry is crossing a river. The ferry is headed
due north with a speed of 1.7 m/s relative to
the water and the river’s velocity is 2.4 m/s
to the east.
a) What is magnitude of the boat’s velocity
relative to Earth?
Answer in units of m/s
b) Find the direction in which the ferry is
moving (measured from due east, with counterclockwise positive).
Answer in units of

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