Friday

March 27, 2015

March 27, 2015

Number of results: 117,661

**Physics**

A boat is rowed directly upriver at a speed of 2.4 m/s relative to the water. Viewers on the shore see that the boat is moving at only 0.6 m/s relative to the shore (heading upriver). What is the speed of the river?
*October 6, 2010 by Preston*

**Physics**

Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a speed of 3.7 m/s relative to the shore. Relative to boat 1, boat 2 is moving 35° north of east at a speed of 1.3 m/s. A passenger on boat 2 walks due east across the deck at a speed of 1.2 m/s relative to boat ...
*September 20, 2010 by Randal*

**Physics**

Two boats are heading away from shore. Boat 1 heads due north at a speed of 4 m/s relative to the shore. Relative to boat 1, boat 2 is moving 35° north of east at a speed of 1.2 m/s. A passenger on boat 2 walks due east across the deck at a speed of 1.3 m/s relative to boat 2...
*February 28, 2015 by Cetris*

**Physics **

A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream by a current that has a speed of 2.35 km/hr. The child is 0.625 km from shore and 0.800 km upstream of a boat landing when a rescue boat sets out. If the boat proceeds at its maximum speed of 18.6 km/hr ...
*February 5, 2012 by Hoss*

**Physics**

A boat moves north at a uniform velocity of 15 mph relative to the shore from one side of the river to a point directly opposite on the other side of the river. The water in the river flows east at a constant speed of 5mph parallel to the shore. What is the velocity of the ...
*November 1, 2013 by Tsunayoshi*

**Physics **

A boat crosses a river of width 113 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 0.933 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direction in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 2.58 m/s relative to the ...
*January 28, 2013 by Karen*

**Physics**

A boat moving at 15 km/h relative to water is crossing a river 1.5 km wide. The river flows at 5.0 km/h a) if the boat heads directly for the opposite shore, how long will the trip take? b)Where will the boat arrive on the opposite shore? c)If the boat is to reach a point ...
*September 24, 2007 by JohnX*

**physics**

A boat moving at 15 km/h relative to water is crossing a river 1.5 km wide. The river flows at 5.0 km/h a) if the boat heads directly for the opposite shore, how long will the trip take? b)Where will the boat arrive on the opposite shore? c)If the boat is to reach a point ...
*September 24, 2007 by cindy*

**Physics**

A boat crosses a river of width 122 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 2.39 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direction in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 2.81 m/s relative to the water...
*November 8, 2012 by Greg Knightly*

**Physics**

A boat crosses a river of width 115 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 1.84 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direction in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 1.1 m/s relative to the water...
*January 16, 2015 by Maddie*

**physics**

A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream by a current that has a speed of 2.10 km/h. The child is 0.600 km from shore and 0.800 km upstream of a boat landing when a rescue boat sets out. (a) If the boat proceeds at its maximum speed of 19.0 km/h ...
*October 28, 2012 by anusha*

**Physics (again, sorry)**

A swimmer maintains a speed of 0.15 m/s relative to the water when swimming directly toward the opposite shore of a straight river with a current that flows at 0.75 m/s. (a) How far downstream is the swimmer carried in 1.5 minutes? (b) What is the velocity of the swimmer ...
*November 29, 2007 by Emma*

**phy**

A boat can travel 2.60 m/s in still water.If the boat points its prow directly across a stream whose current is 1.10 m/s, what is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the boat relative to the shore? What will be the position of the boat, relative to its point of origin, ...
*September 5, 2010 by ami*

**Physics**

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...
*February 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A boat crosses a river of width 98.4 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 1.84 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e.,the direction in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle settingto give a constant speed of 2.11 m/s relative to the water...
*February 14, 2014 by Treal*

**physics**

A river flows due east at 1.91m/s.A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 10.3m/s due north relative to the water. A.What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore? How far downstream has the boat moved by the ...
*October 4, 2010 by dillon*

**physics**

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 10m/s due north relative to the water. (a) what is the velocity of the boat relative to the shore? (b) if the river is 300 m wide, how far...
*February 28, 2013 by suzanne*

**Physics**

A boat can travel 2.85 m/s in still water. If the boat points its bow directly across stream whose current is .95 m/s, what is the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?
*November 13, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

You row a boat, perpendicular to the shore of a river that flows at 3.0 m/s. The velocity of your boat is 4.0 m/s relative to the water. a. What is the velocity of your boat relative to the shore? b. What is the component of your velocity parallel to the shore? Perpendicular ...
*November 8, 2009 by Angel*

**Physics**

A river is flowing 4.0 m/s to the east. A boater on the south shore plans to reach a dock on the north shore 30.0 Degrees downriver by heading directly across the river. What should be the boat's speed relative to the water?
*February 6, 2012 by Kaitlyn *

**Physics**

A river is flowing 4.0 m/s to the east. A boater on the south shore plans to reach a dock on the north shore 30.0 Degrees downriver by heading directly across the river. What should be the boat's speed relative to the water?
*February 6, 2012 by Kaitlyn *

**college-Physics**

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...
*September 24, 2008 by Tristan*

**Physics**

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...
*September 24, 2008 by Tristan*

**physics**

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...
*September 24, 2008 by Tristan*

**physics**

The velocity of a boat with respect to the shore is 2 meters/second. The velocity of the water with respect to the shore is 1 meter/second. What is the distance traveled by boat after 3 minutes if the boat is traveling in the opposite direction of the water? (Hint: Find the ...
*April 19, 2013 by kiandra*

**physics**

The velocity of a boat with respect to the shore is 2 meters/second. The velocity of the water with respect to the shore is 1 meter/second. What is the distance traveled by boat after 3 minutes if the boat is traveling in the opposite direction of the water? (Hint: Find the ...
*May 7, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

(b) The current in a river flows at 1.51 ms-1 relative to the shore. A swimmer with a velocity of 3.76 ms-1 relative to the water wishes to swim directly across the river. At what angle to the shore should the swimmer head in order to arrive directly opposite on the other bank...
*August 21, 2014 by shoushanik*

**Physics**

A boat is to be used to cross a river of width w that is flowing with a speed v. The boat travels with a constant speed 2v relative to water. At what angle should the boat be directed in order to arrive at a point directly across from its starting point? (draw a diagram ...
*October 6, 2014 by Need help*

**Physics**

A river flows due East at 0.979 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the South shore to the North shore by maintaining a constant ve- locity of 12.8 m/s due North relative to the water. The river is 306 m wide. What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore? Answer in units ...
*August 12, 2011 by Nicole*

**physic**

Hi!Question: A river flows due east at 1.70m/s.A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 8.0m/s due north relative to the water. A.What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore?___m/s and ___degree(north of east...
*September 30, 2009 by Chan*

**physics**

A boat crosses a river of width 120 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 2.04 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direc- tion in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 2.58 m/s relative to the wa...
*September 15, 2013 by Anonymous*

**science**

a boat heading due north crosses a wide river with speed of 12km/h relative to the water the water in the river has a uniform speed of 5 km/h due east relative to the earth.determine the velocity of the boat relative to an observer standing on either bank and the direction of ...
*July 1, 2012 by jo1475*

**Physics**

A current of a river flows steadily from west to east at 1.00 m/s. A boat in the river travels at 3.00 m/s relative to the water. The river is 20.0 m wide with parallel banks. The boat leaves the shore at point A, and point B is directly across the river from that point. 1) At...
*September 19, 2010 by .*

**physics**

A river flows due east at 1.65 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 10.7 m/s due north relative to the water. What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore?
*January 29, 2014 by Tsion*

**physics**

A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?
*August 12, 2014 by samson*

**physics**

A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?
*September 2, 2014 by AYANKPELE ASIAGBE*

**physics**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.7 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.4° upstream on a river flowing at 13.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 25.9 m wide.
*September 10, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.7 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.4° upstream on a river flowing at 13.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 25.9 m wide.
*September 10, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 6.9 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 25.0° upstream on a river flowing at 15.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.5 m wide.
*August 1, 2013 by LouLou*

**physics**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.5 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 25.1¡ã upstream on a river flowing at 12.8 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.2 m wide.
*October 7, 2013 by regina*

**physics**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 7.4 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.8° upstream on a river flowing at 15.2 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.1 m wide.
*August 9, 2014 by Danielle*

**Physics 114**

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 7.2 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 25.7° upstream on a river flowing at 14.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 24.5 m wide.
*October 15, 2011 by Anmol*

**physics**

(a) The current in a river flows at 1.35 ms-1 relative to an observer on the shore. A swimmer with a velocity of 3.12 ms-1 relative to the water swims directly upstream. What is the velocity of the swimmer relative to an observer on the shore? i used v=v water + v swimmer -1....
*August 21, 2014 by shoushanik*

**physics**

Search: On a pleasure cruise a boat is traveling relative to the water at a speed of 5.4 m/s due south. Relative to the boat, a passenger walks toward the back of the boat at a speed of 1.4 m/s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the passenger's velocity relative to ...
*January 31, 2013 by Dee*

**physics**

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...
*September 18, 2012 by manny*

**Mechanics**

A boat has a speed of 15ms-1 in still water. It is used to cross a river 500m wide along which there is a strong current of 0.9ms-1. The boat is being directed to the opposite bank, but is carried downstream. Calculate: a) The boat velocity relative to the bank b) The distance...
*October 15, 2014 by Essex*

**Science**

A boat has a speed of 15ms-1 in still water. It is used to cross a river 500m wide along which there is a strong current of 0.9ms-1. The boat is being directed to the opposite bank, but is carried downstream. Calculate: a) The boat velocity relative to the bank b) The distance...
*October 15, 2014 by Essex*

**Physics**

A small boat is crossing a river which flows at 10km.h. The driver of the boat keeps it heading directly (at 90) away from the bank at a speed of 24 km/h relative to the water. The river is 0.5 km wide. I calculated the speed of the boat relative to land - 26km/h I calculated ...
*February 26, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 60.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 80.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ...
*September 6, 2012 by Sara*

**physics**

A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 52.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 72.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ...
*September 11, 2012 by Ashley*

**Physics_Vectors**

You can swim at a speed v relative to the water. You are swimming across a river which flows at a speed V relative to the shore. The river is straight and has a constant width. A. If you wish to swim directly across the river, in what direction should you swim relative to the ...
*May 21, 2012 by Sky_*

**Physics**

A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.9 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 50 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 79 m wide. (a) What is the speed of the river current? m/s (b) What is the swimmer's speed relative to ...
*August 1, 2013 by Jacob*

**physics**

A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.2 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 48 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 77 m wide. (a) What is the speed of the river current? (b) What is the swimmer's speed relative to the ...
*September 10, 2014 by Johnathan*

**science**

A boat crossing a .2 mile wide river is heading perpendicularly relative to shore. Its speed in still water is 4mph and the speed of the current is 6mp. a.) How far downstream will the boat land? b.) How long will it take for the boat to cross i.) with the current? ii.) ...
*September 29, 2010 by laura*

**Further maths**

A boat p moving due north at a speed of 5m/s.A boat Q is moving due east at a speed of 10m/s,calculate:(1)the magnitude of the velocity of P relative to Q,and(2)the bearing of the velocity of P relative to Q
*June 24, 2011 by Matthew Gift*

**Physics Dynamics**

Swimming at 2.00 m/s relative to still water, a swimmer heads directly across a river of width 80 m. He arrives 35 m downstream from the point directly across the river from his starting point. (a) What is the speed of the current in the river? (b) At what angle relative to ...
*February 12, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A boat travelling at 30km/hr relative to water is headed away from the bank of a river and downstream. The river is 1/2 km wide and flows at 6km/hr. The boat arrives at the opposite bank in 1.24 min. I calculated the perpendicular component of the boat relative to the water as...
*March 2, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

a boat crosses a .2mi river is heading perpendicularly relative to the shore. its speed in still water is 4mph and the speed of the current is 6mph
*September 30, 2014 by Moni *

**physics**

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 ...
*December 13, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A boat with a speed of 8.0 m/s relative to the water leaves the south bank pointed in a direction west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat’s velocity relative to the ground? (c) How...
*February 9, 2010 by hanrap*

**science**

A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A boat with a speed of 8.0 m/s relative to the water leaves the south bank pointed in a direction west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat’s velocity relative to the ground? (c) How...
*March 5, 2012 by jaco*

**Physics - Relative velocity**

A barge is heading directly across a river at35km/h while you are walking on the barge at 4km/h in the same direction as the barge is heading. The current is flowing downstream at 1.4km/h. a) What is your velocity relative to the shore? (7.6km/h) b) What would you velocity be ...
*August 9, 2010 by Shaila*

**Physics**

a boat crosses a 2 km wide river by starting out at the south shore and heading directly for the north shore if the river flows at 0.8 m/s and the boat can go at 1.4 m/s in still water, where on the opposite shore will the boat land?
*March 9, 2013 by Eduardo*

**Physics**

a boat crosses a 2 km wide river by starting out at the south shore and heading directly for the north shore if the river flows at 0.8 m/s and the boat can go at 1.4 m/s in still water, where on the opposite shore will the boat land?
*March 9, 2013 by Eduardo*

**physics**

A ferryboat is traveling north with a speed of 5.50 m/s relative to the water. A passenger is walking with a velocity of 2.50 m/s due east relative to the boat. What is the velocity (magnitude only) of the passenger with respect to the water?
*February 5, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A river flows due east at 1.42 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 11.9 m/s due north relative to the water. If the river is 389 m wide, how far downstream is the boat when it reaches the north shore?
*October 25, 2012 by Mac*

**Physics**

A boat’s speed in still water is 1.95m/s . The boat is to travel directly across a river whose current has speed 1.20m/s . Determine the speed of the boat with respect to the shore. Despite, I did it like taking the sqrt (1.95^2+1.20^2) is there something wrong I did? ...
*October 17, 2012 by Kaan*

**Physics**

A motorboat travels at a speed of 40 km/h relative to the surface of the water. If it travels upstream against a current of 12 km/h what is the boats speed relative to the shore?
*April 15, 2011 by aj*

**physics**

You are riding on a jet ski at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. Suppose the jet ski is moving at a speed of 18 m/s relative to the water. (a) At what angle must you point the jet ski if your velocity relative to the ground is to be perpendicular to...
*May 14, 2007 by micole*

**physics - relative motion**

A ferryboat, whose speed in still water is 4.00m/s, must cross a river whose current is 3.00m/s. The river runs from west to east and is 128m wide. The boat is pointed north. a) If the boat does not compensate for the flow of the river water and allows itself to be pushed off ...
*December 18, 2012 by Leo*

**Math: Calculus - Vectors**

A boat travels at a speed of 5 m/s in still water. The boat moves directly across a river that is 70m wide. The water in the river flows at a speed of 2 m/s. How long does it take the boat to cross the river? In what direction is the boat headed when it starts the crossing. ...
*February 19, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Physics-Mechaincs**

A rowboat crosses a river with a velocity of 1.01 m/s at an angle 30◦ North of West relative to the water. Water’s frame of reference: speed of boat: 1.01 m/s direction from current: 30◦ The river is 322mwide and carries a current of 1.63 m/s due East. Shore’s ...
*September 19, 2010 by Genevieve*

**Physics**

A boat is rowed due North at 7.0 km/h directly across a river that flows due East at 4.0 km/h. Find the boat's resultant speed.
*April 15, 2010 by Tony*

**physics**

the person p walks at 4m.s west relative to the boat b as the boat is moving at 30 east relative to the land l.what is the reference frame of an observer standing on the land?
*January 24, 2012 by ashely*

**Physics**

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore? A.8 km/h B.25 km/h C.30.4 km/h D.32.8 km/h
*November 23, 2010 by james*

**Physics**

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore? 8 km/h 25 km/h 30.4 km/h 32.8 km/h
*April 18, 2012 by James*

**physics**

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?
*May 14, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physic**

ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?
*September 24, 2013 by ty*

**physics**

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?
*October 7, 2013 by jaz*

**Physical Science**

1.Instantaneous speed is measured B. when the object reaches its destination. C. at a particular instant. D. over the duration of the trip. 2. A ball is rolled uphill a distance of 5 meters before it slows, stops, and begins to roll back. The ball rolls downhill 9 meters ...
*June 4, 2013 by Lanny*

**math **

A boat travels 23 mph relative to the riverbank while going downstream and only 11 mph returning upstream. What is the boat's speed in still water?
*November 21, 2014 by gisela*

**Math**

Suppose that the river was moving with a velocity of 3 m/s, North and the motor boat is moving with a velocity of 4 m/s, East. If the width of the river is 80 meters wide, then how much time does it take the boat to travel shore to shore? What distance downstream does the boat...
*September 12, 2009 by Chelsea*

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of 454 km/h relative to the moving air. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 99 km/h relative to earth. The airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to earth. Find the speed of the airplane to relative to earth. So, i ...
*October 1, 2010 by Jon*

**Physics**

if the water in the river moves downstream at 4mi/hr heading the boat straight across the river, what direction will the boat move relative to the shore? i dont want the answer... i want someone to explain. i wanna learn
*October 16, 2013 by Carlos*

**math**

A boat traveling downstream a distance of 39 miles then came right back.If the speed of the current was 12 mph and the total trip took 4 hours 20 minutes,find the average speed of the boat relative to the water.
*February 1, 2014 by russ*

**Anonymous**

A motorboat whose speed in still water is 2.86 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 25.4 degrees (with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream.What is the resultant speed of the boat with respect to the shore?
*February 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

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...
*January 4, 2011 by Lilah*

**physics**

Two people take identical jet skis across a river, traveling at the same speed relative to the water. Jet ski A heads directly across the river and is carried downstream by the current before reaching the opposite shore. Jet ski B travels in a direction that is 35° upstream, ...
*September 10, 2014 by Johnathan*

**Physics**

A boat is traveling with a speed 7.2 mph over the water and at a direction of 87 degrees counterclockwise from east. The river itself is flowing east at 4.9 mph relative to its bank. What is the speed of the boat relative to the river bank to the nearest hundredth of a mph?
*September 10, 2010 by G*

**Maths **

A straight river flows at a speed of 20km/h. A boater starts at the south shore and heads in ths direction of 70degrees from the shore. The boat has a speed of 20km/h in still water. Find the true speed and direction of the boat.
*February 26, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Pre calculus, vectors**

A straight river flows at a speed of 20km/h. A boater starts at the south shore and heads in ths direction of 70degrees from the shore. The boat has a speed of 20km/h in still water. Find the true speed and direction of the boat.
*February 26, 2013 by Halala*

**Physics**

I'm not sure if I am right on these questions please help When should you express a vector along the x-axis as a negative vector? (Points : 1) when its magnitude is less than 1 when the arrow representing the vector would point toward negative x <-- when the arrow ...
*November 18, 2013 by Gianna*

**physics**

A lumberjack (mass = 95.7 kg) is standing at rest on one end of a floating log (mass = 218 kg) that is also at rest. The lumberjack runs to the other end of the log, attaining a velocity of +2.54 m/s relative to the shore, and then hops onto an identical floating log that is ...
*October 2, 2014 by alika*

**physics**

A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 4.9 m/s. A boat with a speed of 9.0 m/s relative to the water leaves the south bank pointed in a direction 33o west of north. What is the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat's velocity relative to the ground? Give...
*January 26, 2011 by jr*

**Physics**

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 ...
*October 8, 2012 by Crystal*

**physics**

A river flows due east at 2.00 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 11.0 m/s due north relative to the water.
*September 13, 2012 by Dan*

**physics**

A river flows due east at 1.34 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 11.3 m/s due north relative to the water.
*December 17, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A boat moves through the water of a river at 5 m/s relative to the water, regardless of the boat's direction. If the water in the river is flowing at 1.3 m/s, how long does it take the boat to make a round trip consisting of a 215 m displacement downstream followed by a 215 m ...
*June 1, 2008 by Elisa*

**Physics**

A boat moves through the water of a river at 5 m/s relative to the water, regardless of the boat's direction. If the water in the river is flowing at 1.3 m/s, how long does it take the boat to make a round trip consisting of a 215 m displacement downstream followed by a 215 m ...
*June 1, 2008 by Elisa*

**8th Grade Math**

Tom was floating down the river on a raft when, 1km lower down, Michael took to the water in a rowing boat. Michael rowed downstream at his fastest pace. Then he turned around and rowed back, arriving at this starting point just as Tom drifted by. If Michael's rowing speed in ...
*September 30, 2008 by Lexi*

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