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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:09pm.

A river flows due east at 1.50 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 9.2 m/s due north relative to the water.
(a) What is the velocity of the boat as viewed by an observer on the shore?
m/s at east of north
(b) If the river is 301 m wide, how far downstream is the boat when it reaches the north shore?
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