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December 20, 2014

December 20, 2014

Number of results: 69,376

**physics**

A motorboat whose speed in still water is 3.00 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 27.0^\circ (with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream. What is the speed of the current?
*September 21, 2010 by Mark*

**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*

**math/physics**

A motorboat whose speed in still water is 3.00 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 27.0 degrees (with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream. What is the speed of the current?
*September 21, 2010 by cindy*

**physics **

A boat, whose speed is 1.75 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 26.3 degrees ( with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream?
*September 12, 2013 by Izzy*

**Math**

A boat, whose speed in still water is 2.80m/s , must cross a 280m wide river and arrive at a point 120m upstream from where it starts. To do so, the pilot must head the boat at a 45.0 degrees upstream angle. What is the speed of the river's current?
*September 12, 2009 by Anne*

**Math**

A river flows at the rate of 2 mph. If a motorboat can travel 12 miles upstream and return in a total of 2.5 hours, what is the speed of the motorboat in still water?
*April 11, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A boat’s speed in still water is vBW = 1.85 m/s. If the boat is to travel directly across a river whose current has speed vWS = 1.20 m/s, at what upstream angle must the boat head?
*November 15, 2011 by ahmed*

**Physics**

A boat must cross a 260-m-wide river and arrive at a point 110 upstream from where it starts. To do so, the pilot must head the boat at a 45 degree upstream angle. THe current has speed 2.3 m/s. a) What is the speed of the boat in still water? b) How much time does the journey...
*February 5, 2013 by Chris*

**math**

a motorboat takes 5 hours to travel 45km downstream and then 18 km upstream on a river whose current flow of the rate of 3 km/hr. how fast can the boat travel in still water?
*March 6, 2013 by sofia*

**Math**

a motorboat can go 24 miles downstream in the same amount of time that it takes to go 12 miles upstream. The boats speed in still water is 12 mph. What is the speed of the river? mi/hr?
*April 5, 2012 by Nancy*

**physics**

Sheena can row a boat at 2.90 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.22 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.55 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ...
*September 13, 2012 by Christina*

**physics**

Sheena can row a boat at 3.13 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.10 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.75 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ...
*September 8, 2013 by Megan*

**PHYSICS**

Sheena can row a boat at 2.91 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.24 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.54 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ...
*January 31, 2012 by Anonymous*

**intermediate algebra**

a motorboat moves 25 miles per hour in still water. it travels 21 miles upstream and 21 miles downstream in a total time of 2.0 hours. whatis the speed of the current?
*October 6, 2013 by Ernie*

**PHYSICS**

Sheena can row a boat at 2.91 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.24 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.54 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ...
*January 30, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A motor boat whose speed is 2.6 m/s in still water, needs to point upstream at an angle of 28.5 in order to travel straight across the river. Calculate the speed of the current and the resultant velocity of the boat across the river.
*June 24, 2014 by jane*

**physics**

a motorboat travels 25.0 km/h in still water. what will be the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the boat if it is directed upstream on a river that flows at the rate of 4.00 km/h?
*August 4, 2011 by Anonymous*

**maths**

22. A motor boat whose speed is 18 km/h in still water takes 1 hour more to go 24 km upstream than to return downstream to the same spot. Find the speed of the stream
*March 6, 2010 by kaur*

**calculus**

Nikki is driving a motorboat across a river that flows at 5 m/s. The motorboat has a speed of 12 m/s in still water. She heads out from one bank in a direction perpendicular to the current. How far does she travel in 3 minutes?
*August 16, 2014 by Liz*

**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*

**chemistry**

assuming complete dissociation of the solute, how many grams of \rm KNO_3 must be added to 275 \rm mL of water to produce a solution that freezes at -14.5 ^\circ {\rm C}? The freezing point for pure water is 0.0 ^\circ {\rm C} and K_f is equal to 1.86 ^\circ {\rm C}/m.
*February 6, 2012 by a*

**algebra**

a boat goes 16 Km upstream and 24 Km downstream in 6hrs.it can go 12Km upstream and 36 Km in same time.find the speed of boat in still water and speed of the stream
*September 5, 2010 by sara*

**algebra**

a boat goes 16 Km upstream and 24 Km downstream in 6hrs.it can go 12Km upstream and 36 Km in same time.find the speed of boat in still water and speed of the stream
*September 5, 2010 by sara*

**physics**

Trevor can row a boat at 3.00 mi/hr in still water. He needs to cross a river that is 1.20 miles wide with a current flowing at 1.60 mi/h. Not having his calculator ready, he guesses to go straight across, he should head 60.0 degrees upstream with respect to straight across. a...
*October 2, 2012 by lib*

**math**

A boat travels 8km upstream and back in 2 hours. If the current flows at a constant speed of 3km/h, Find the speed of the boat in still water.(when the boat goes upstream, it speed reduces by 3km/h, and when going downstream, its speed increases by 3 km/h)
*January 15, 2013 by zshen*

**math urgent**

a motorboat takes 4 hrs to travel 256 miles going upstream. the return trip takes 2 hours going down stream. what is the rate of the boat in still water and what is the rate current. rate of the boat in still water=mi/hr rate of the current=mi/hr
*November 29, 2010 by mandy*

**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*

**maths**

A boat goes 12 km upstream and 40 km downstream in 8 hours. It can go 16 km upstream and 32 km downstream is the same time. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the stream.
*June 4, 2014 by raghav*

**algebra**

A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 24 mph relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 62 minutes. the return trip takes 34 minutes. What is the speed of the current?
*September 20, 2011 by Wen*

**physics**

A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has traveled upstream for ...
*February 16, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has traveled upstream for ...
*February 18, 2011 by Anonymous*

**math**

A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 16 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 20 minutes and the return trip takes 15 minutes. What is the speed of the current?
*September 3, 2008 by leila*

**math**

A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 16 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 20 minutes and the return trip takes 15 minutes. What is the speed of the current?
*September 3, 2008 by leila*

**algebra**

a motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 11 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 21 minutes; the return trip takes 1 minutes. That is the speed of the current?
*January 27, 2011 by shelby*

**physics**

You are riding on a jet ski directed at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. If your velocity relative to the ground is 8.0 m/s at an angle of 30.5° upstream, what is the speed of the jet ski relative to the water? I thought I should just use ...
*September 10, 2014 by Nikki*

**Physics**

You are riding on a jet ski directed at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. If your velocity relative to the ground is 8.2 m/s at an angle of 25.0° upstream, what is the speed of the jet ski relative to the water?
*August 28, 2011 by Nikki*

**Algebra**

A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 26 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 35 minutes; the return trip takes 17 minutes. What is the speed of the river current?
*September 8, 2012 by Sandi*

**NEED HELP!! ALGEBRA**

A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 26 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 35 minutes; the return trip takes 17 minutes. What is the speed of the river current?
*September 9, 2012 by Sandi*

**Physics**

You are riding on a Jet Ski at an angle of 35¢ª upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. If your velocity relative to the ground is 9.5 m/s at an angle of 20.0¢ª upstream, what is the speed of the Jet Ski relative to the water? (Note: angles are measured relative ...
*March 13, 2008 by Clarita*

**Physics**

You are riding on a jet ski directed at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. If your velocity relative to the ground is 8.9 m/s at an angle of 26.0° upstream, what is the speed of the jet ski relative to the water? (Note: Angles are measured relative ...
*October 14, 2012 by HELP PLEASE*

**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*

**PHSICS**

A laser beam in air is incident on a liquid at an angle of 40.0^\circ with respect to the normal. The laser beam's angle in the liquid is 25.0^\circ.What is the liquid's index of refraction? PLEASE HELP!!!
*January 28, 2010 by elina*

**RATE, DISTANCE, TIME**

TIM PADDLED HIS KAYAK 12 KM UPSTREAM AGAINST A 3 KM/H CURRENT AND BACK AGAIN IN 5 HR 20 MINUTES. iN THAT TIME HOW FAR COULD HE HAVE PADDLED IN STILL WATER 12/(v+3) + 12/(v-3) = 5.33 hours Solve for this speed in still water, v. 12(v-3) + 12(v+3) = 5.33 (v^2 -9) 24 v = 5.33 v^2...
*December 21, 2006 by CINDY*

**Math**

Dayle is paddling his canoe upstream, against the current, to a fishing spot 10 miles always. If he paddles upstream for 2.5 hours and his return trip takes 1.25 hours, find the speed of the current, and his still water????????
*February 1, 2011 by Candice Watt*

**physic**

A laser beam in air is incident on a liquid at an angle of 40.0^\circ with respect to the normal. The laser beam's angle in the liquid is 25.0^\circ.What is the liquid's index of refraction?
*January 28, 2010 by elina*

**algebra**

36 Upstream, downstream. Junior’s boat will go 15 miles per hour in still water. If he can go 12 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it takes to go 9 miles upstream, then what is the speed of the current?
*December 4, 2009 by Linda*

**geometry**

Points D, E, and F are the midpoints of sides \overline{BC}, \overline{CA}, and \overline{AB} of \triangle ABC, respectively, and \overline{CZ} is an altitude of the triangle. If \angle BAC = 71^\circ, \angle ABC = 39^\circ, and \angle BCA = 70^\circ, then what is \angle EZD+\...
*July 23, 2014 by kat*

**geometry**

Points D, E, and F are the midpoints of sides \overline{BC}, \overline{CA}, and \overline{AB} of \triangle ABC, respectively, and \overline{CZ} is an altitude of the triangle. If \angle BAC = 71^\circ, \angle ABC = 39^\circ, and \angle BCA = 70^\circ, then what is \angle EZD+\...
*July 23, 2014 by kat*

**Geometry **

Points D, E, and F are the midpoints of sides \overline{BC}, \overline{CA}, and \overline{AB} of \triangle ABC, respectively, and \overline{CZ} is an altitude of the triangle. If \angle BAC = 71^\circ, \angle ABC = 39^\circ, and \angle BCA = 70^\circ, then what is \angle EZD+\...
*December 16, 2014 by Krash*

**algebra**

Show a complete solution. Upstream, downstream. Junior’s boat will go 15 miles per hour in still water. If he can go 12 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it takes to go 9 miles upstream, then what is the speed of the current?
*July 17, 2009 by Sandra*

**math**

The speed of a boat in still water is 8 km/h. It travels 60 km upstream and 60 km downstream in a total time of 16 hours. What is the speed of the stream?
*March 23, 2010 by Tonto*

**Physics**

A river has a steady speed of 0.500 m/s.A student swims upstream a distane of 1.00 km and swims back to the starting point. If the student can swim at a speed of 1.20 m/s in still water, how long does the trip take? How much time is required in still water for the same length ...
*February 13, 2014 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 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**

A boat crosses a river, which is 60 meters wide in 15 seconds. Upon crossing, the boat, which had headed straight across the river, ended up 20 meters downstream. A). What was the speed of the boat in still water? B). At what speed does the river flow? C). At what angle should...
*September 27, 2009 by Dreskillz89*

**math**

a boat travels 4 km upstream and 4 km back. the time for the round trip is 9 hrs. the speed of the stream is 2 km/hr. What is the speed of the boaty in still water?
*April 3, 2011 by Anonymous*

**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 boat that can travel at 4.0 km/hr in still water crosses a river with a current of 1.8 km/h. at what angle must the boat be pointed upstream to travel straight across the river? Confused on how to even set it up!
*September 12, 2010 by Ali*

**Vectors**

a river is 2 km wide and flows at 4km/h. a motorboat has a speed of 10 km/h in still water and heads out from one bank. a marina is directly across the river, on the opposite bank. if the motorboat heads directly toward the marina, how far downstream from the marina will be on...
*March 12, 2012 by Tarkan*

**chemistry**

Calculate the enthalpy change, ÄH DeltaH, for the process in which 12.7g g of water is converted from liquid at 7.3 ∘ C \, ^\circ C to vapor at 25.0 ∘ C \, ^\circ C . For water, ÄH vap \Delta H_{\rm vap} = 44.0kJ/mol kJ/mol at 25.0 ∘ C \, ^\circ C and s s = 4...
*April 20, 2014 by ntombiningi*

**Algebra 2**

The speed of the current is 5m/h. Angie goes upstream 25 miles and returns to the doc. The whole trip takes 12 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
*May 11, 2011 by Lori*

**Math**

Victoria has a boat that can move at a speed of 20km/h in still water. She rides 140km downstream in the same time it takes 35km upstream. What is the speed of the river?
*May 17, 2012 by Courtney*

**Algebra 2**

how would you solve: the current in the river flowed at 3 mph. The boat could travel 24 mph downstream in half the time it took to travel 12 mi upstream. what was the speed of the boat in still water? please help. The time required to go any distance upstream a distance L is L...
*June 18, 2006 by Jonathan*

**Math**

Steve can kayak at 8 km/h in still water. On the river, Steve and the kayak travel slower upstream due to the current. It takes him 1.5 h for a trip downstream, but 3.25 h for the same distance upstream. Determine the speed of the river’s current.
*June 19, 2013 by Maggie*

**algebra 2**

suppose you want to row your boat across a 3 mile wide river and row at a speed of 2 mi/hr. the current is flowing south at a rate of 1.2 mi/hr. at what angle upstream should you aim your boat so that it ends up going straight across?
*January 29, 2013 by Insky*

**math**

Suppose you want to row your boat across a 3-mile-wide river. You can row at a speed of 2.5 mi/h. The current is flowing south at a rate of 1.4 mi/h. At what angle upstream should you aim your boat so that is ends up going straight across?
*March 15, 2013 by Karina*

**math**

donna took 3hours to row 18 km upstream. her return trip took 1 hour less. find the rate of rowing in still water and the rate of the current. let the speed of her rowing in still water be x km/h, let the speed of the current be y km/h going with the current: speed is (x+y), ...
*April 22, 2007 by ineedhelp*

**Please help**

A motorboat can travel upsteam on a river at 18km/h and downsteam at 30km/h. How far upstream can the boat travel if it leaves at 8:00am and must return by noon?
*January 3, 2013 by Ashley*

**Math**

A boat travels 1 km upstream and 1 km back. The time for the round trip is 4 hours. The speed of the stream is 5 km/hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
*November 30, 2012 by Rilee*

**math (algerba 1)**

A motorboat can travel upstream on a river at 18km/h and downstream at 30km/h. How far upsteam can the boat travel if it leaves at 8am and must return by noon?
*January 2, 2013 by Kate*

**math (algerba 1)**

A motorboat can travel upsteam on a river at 18km/h and downsteam at 30km/h. How far upstream can the boat travel if it leaves at 8:00am and must return by noon?
*January 3, 2013 by Ashley*

**physics**

A swimmer can swim in still water at a speed of 9.47 m/s. He intends to swim directly across a river that has a downstream current of 4.24 m/s. a) How many degrees from straight across the river should he head? Let upstream be a positive angle. Answer in units of ◦
*October 21, 2014 by a*

**maths**

a steamer goes downstream in a river and covers the distance between upstream in 6 hours if the speed of the stream is 3 km/hr. firnd the speed of the steamer in still water.
*May 24, 2011 by Abhishek*

**applications involving quadratic**

Abby rows 10 km upstream and 10 km back in a total time of 3 hr. The speed of the river is 5km/h. Find Abby’s speed in still water.
*June 19, 2011 by Elisa*

**algebra**

rowing. Abby rows 10 km upstream and 10 km back in a total time of 3 hours. The speed of the river is 5km/h.Find Abby's speed in still water.
*July 30, 2011 by sheba*

**elem algebra**

the current in a stream moves at a speed of 10 mph. a boat travels 17 mi upstream and 17 mi downstream in a total time of 10 hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
*April 19, 2014 by jan*

**maths**

The speed of a boat in still water is 8km/h. It travels upstream for a distance of 1.5km and returns(downstream) to the starting point. If the whole trip takes 2/5 hours, find the speed of the stream flow.
*July 15, 2014 by yeung *

**UPSTREAM**

THIS EXURSION WITH A BOAT TRAVEL 35KM UPSTREAM AND THEN BACK AGAIN IN 4 H 48 MINUTRE. iF THE SPEED OF THE BOAT I5 K,/H, WHAT IS THE SPEED OF THE CURRENT? Let v be the speed of the current. The boat's speed upstream (relative to the land) is 15-v and the speed downstream is 15+...
*December 21, 2006 by CINDY*

**Help...More Math Help!!!...Please!**

A kayaker paddled 2 hours with a 6 mph current in a river. The return trip against the same current took 3 hours. Find the speed the kayaker would make in still water. The speed is 6 mph slower going upstream and 6 mph faster going downstream. Distance traveled = time x speed...
*November 16, 2006 by Jessica*

**Math (urgent) hw due tommorow!**

The speed of a stream is 3 km/h. A boat travels 25 km upstream in the same time it takes to travel 35 km downstream. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
*August 30, 2010 by anj*

**word problem**

2. The excursion boat Holiday travels 35km upstream and then back again in 4h 48min. If the speed of the Holiday in still water is 15km/h, what is the speed of the current?
*October 8, 2010 by Jessica*

**Algebra**

Manuel has a boat that can move at a speed of 30 kn/h in still water. He rides 280 km downstream in a river in the same time it takes to ride 70 km upstream. What is the speed of the river?
*November 3, 2010 by Dusty*

**math**

a steamboat goes 24 miles upstream, the trip takes six hours. the water flows at three miles per hour. what is the speed of the boat in still water?
*October 26, 2011 by iris*

**physics**

A 410-m-wide river has a uniform flow speed of 2.0 m/s through a jungle and toward the east. An explorer wishes to leave a small clearing on the south bank and cross the river in a powerboat that moves at a constant speed of 7.9 m/s with respect to the water. There is a ...
*September 24, 2012 by Hannah*

**physics**

Salmon often jump waterfalls to reach their breeding grounds. Starting 1.77 m from a waterfall 0.253 m in height, at what minimum speed must a salmon jumping at an angle of 44.8 leave the water to continue upstream? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . Answer in ...
*October 16, 2012 by scott*

**algebra**

A motorvoat goes 36 miles upstream on a river whose current is running at 3 miles per hour. The trip up and back takes 5 hours. What is the speed of the boat ( assuming that it maintains a constant speed relative to the water)?
*April 4, 2011 by jjj*

**Intermediate Algebra**

The speed of a boat in still water is 29mph. if the boat travels 140mph downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 92miles upstream, find the speed of the stream.
*December 2, 2012 by Wanda*

**physics**

Salmon often jump waterfalls to reach their breeding grounds. Starting 3.16 m from a waterfall 0.257 m in height, at what minimum speed must a salmon jumping at an angle of 37.9◦ leave the water to continue upstream? The acceleration due to gravity is 9.81 m/s2 . Answer ...
*October 16, 2012 by t*

**algebra**

a motorboat travels 22 mph with the current and 8 mph against the current. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current.
*June 19, 2013 by kia*

**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*

**Math **

This is also another problem that I'm having trouble on. A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 16 miles per hour relative to the water. The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 20 minutes; the return trip takes 15 minutes. What is the speed of the current? ...
*September 16, 2010 by amy*

**physics**

A boat is traveling upstream in the positive direction of an x axis at 14 km/h with respect to the water of a river. The water is flowing at 9.0 km/h with respect to the ground (parallel to the boat). What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat’s velocity with ...
*February 9, 2010 by hannah *

**chemistry**

How many grams of water can be cooled from 35^\circ {\rm C} to 16^\circ {\rm C} by the evaporation of 57{\rm g} of water? (The heat of vaporization of water in this temperature range is 2.4 {\rm kJ}/{\rm g}. The specific heat of water is 4.18 {\rm J}/{\rm g}\cdot {\rm K}.)
*April 4, 2013 by Anonymous*

**math**

Rowing. Abby rows 10 km upstream and 10 km back in a total time of 3 hr. The speed of the river is 5km/h. Find Abby’s speed in still water.use five-step problem solving process
*June 24, 2011 by Taina*

**Physics**

Salmon often jump upstream through waterfalls to reach their breeding grounds. One salmon came across a waterfall 1.30 m in height, which she jumped in 1.3 s at an angle of 72° to continue upstream. What was the initial speed of her jump? (Assume the launch angle is measured ...
*May 21, 2012 by James*

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