Posted by **Bee** on Monday, June 9, 2014 at 8:35am.

In a model yacht race on a river

five identical yachts A,B,C,D,E are

released at the same time from

different points along the starting

line.

a)why should C win?

b) as they approach the finishing

line they all slow down. Why?

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**bobpursley**, Monday, June 9, 2014 at 9:39am
If they are going downstream, the stream is strongest in the center of the river, often.

b. No clue, but I bet there is a diagram showing the river is widening, ie, current is slower.

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