Tuesday

July 22, 2014

July 22, 2014

Number of results: 45,289

**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 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*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**math**

20. Miguel is driving his motorboat across a river. The speed of the boat in still water is 11 mi/h. The river flows directly south at 2 mi/h. If Miguel heads directly west, what are the boat’s resultant speed and direction?
*December 26, 2012 by bre*

**physics**

a motorboat is driven across a river at 5km/h at right angles to a current flowing at 3.9km/h. What is the resulting speed of the motorboat?
*January 12, 2012 by Crystal*

**geometry**

Miguel is driving his motorboat across a river. The speed of the boat in still water is 10 mi/h. The river flows directly south at 3 mi/h. If Miguel heads directly west, what are the boat’s resultant speed and direction? Round answers to the nearest tenth.
*February 27, 2012 by hiba*

**Algebra**

Cody’s motorboat took 3 hr to make a trip downstream with a 6-mph current. The return trip against the same current took 5 hr. Find the speed of the boat in still water
*February 22, 2011 by Joel*

**vectors components**

plz answer my question 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 ...
*March 18, 2012 by tarkan*

**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*

**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*

**math algebra**

Paul Websters motorboat can travel 15 mph in still water. Traveling with the current of a river, the boat can travel 20 miles in the same time it takes to go 10 miles againt the current. Find the speed of the current.
*April 23, 2013 by alms*

**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 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 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*

**math**

a motorboat traveling with the curent went 68 miles in 3hrs and 24mins. against the current, it took 4hrs and 15 mins to travel the same distance. find the rate of the motorboat in calm water and the rate of the current.
*March 23, 2010 by will*

**math**

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

**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*

**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*

**Math 111**

It takes a motorboat 1 1/3 hours to go 20 miles downstream and 2 2/9 hours to return.Find the rate of the current andthe rate of the boat in still water.
*December 14, 2013 by Jeriah*

**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*

**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*

**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*

**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**

7. The speed of a man with and against the water currents in a river are 15km/h and 5km/h respectively. Find his speed in still water and the speed of the water currents.
*May 31, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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**

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*

**Physics**

A motorboat traveling at a speed of 2.1 m/s shuts off its engines at t = 0. How far does it travel before coming to rest if it is noted that after 2.7 s its speed has dropped to half its original value? Assume that the drag force of the water is proportional to v. Please show ...
*November 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**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*

**physics**

A 300kg motorboat is turned off as it approaches a dock and it coasts in toward the dock at .5 m/s. Isaac, whose mass is 62kg, jumps off the front of the boat with a speed of 3m/s relative to the boat. what is the velocity of the boat after Isaac jumps?
*July 19, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 300kg motorboat is turned off as it approaches a dock and it coasts in toward the dock at .5 m/s. Isaac, whose mass is 62kg, jumps off the front of the boat with a speed of 3m/s relative to the boat. what is the velocity of the boat after Isaac jumps?
*July 21, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

If a motorboat travels 25km/h towards the sea, down a river whose velocity is 4km/h what is the boats velocity related to the shore?
*March 21, 2014 by Ana*

**physics **

If a motorboat travels 25km/h towards the sea, down a river whose velocity is 4km/h what is the boats velocity related to the shore? A, 21 km/h B, 29km/h C, 25 km/h D, 4 km/h
*March 21, 2014 by ana*

**physics**

Two boat landings are 6.0 km apart on the same bank of a stream that flows at 2.8 km/h. A motorboat makes the round trip between the two landings in 50 minutes. What is the speed of the boat relative to the water?
*September 14, 2011 by Ashley*

**Math**

Water is flowing into a trough at a rate of 100 cubic centimeters per second. The trough has a length of 3 meters and cross sections in the form of a trapezoid, whose height is 50 cm, whose lower base is 25 cm and whose upper base is 1 meter. At what rate is the water rising ...
*May 12, 2014 by Hao*

**physics**

if a motorboat travels at 25km/hr down a river whose velocity is 4km/hr wgat is the boats actual velocity? a. 21km/hr b. 29km/hr c. 100km/hr d. 6.2km/hr please repost the answer
*March 18, 2008 by michelle*

**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**

You are attempting to row across a stream in your rowboat. Your paddling speed relative to still water is 3.0 m/s (i.e., if you were to paddle in water without a current, you would move with a speed of 3.0 m/s ). You head off by rowing directly north, across the stream.
*September 19, 2013 by Amy*

**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*

**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*

**Physics**

A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 0.8 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 0.8 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.5 km wide river. However, the current is 0.91 m/s, and it carries the swimmer downstream.
*September 25, 2012 by Bill*

**Math**

It took a boat 6 h to travel 84 km up a river against the current but only 4 h and 12 minutes for the return trip with the current. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current water.
*May 27, 2012 by Henry P*

**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**

A boat can travel at a speed of 8km/h in still water on a lake.In flowing water of a stream, it can move at 8km/h relative to the water in the stream.If the stream speed is 3km/h, how fast can the boat travel upstream and downstream?
*October 8, 2008 by Vanessa*

**Physics - still confused -Please help**

In 9.7 s a fisherman winds 2.1 m of fishing line onto a reel whose radius is 30 cm (assumed to be constant as an approximation). The line is reeled in at constant speed. Determine the angular speed of the reel in rad/s. Thank you.
*February 25, 2012 by Nilan*

**Physics**

A river flows due south with a speed of 2.00 m/s. A man steers a motorboat across the river; his velocity relative to the water is 4.20 m/s due east. The river is 800 m wide. What is the magnitude of his velocity relative to the earth? got it....4.65 m/s What is the direction ...
*September 16, 2006 by Josh*

**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*

**physics**

A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.45 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 75 m-wide river whose current is 0.30 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land? (b) How long will it take her to reach the other side? ...
*December 2, 2009 by bob*

**math**

A fisherman has caught a 5kg fish with a line and is lifting it vertically out of the water. While the fish is still in the water he raises it at a constant speed of 0.4 ms^-1. If the water resists this motion with a force of 6N, what is the tension in the line?
*October 26, 2013 by todd*

**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**

water flows out through a circular pipe whose internal diameter is 2 cm at the rate of 6 metres per second into a cylindrical tank. the radius of whose base is 60 cm. find the rise in the level of water in 30 minutes
*March 1, 2012 by arnab*

**MATH**

1. A boat traveled 210 miles downstream and back. The trip downstream took 10 hours, the trip back took 70 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water? What is the speed of the current? 2. Flying to Kampala with a tailwind a plan averaged 158km/h. On the return trip, ...
*August 27, 2012 by Kian*

**math**

the speed of the current in Puget Sound is 5 mph. A barge travels with the current 26 miles and returns in 10 and 2/3 hours. what is its speed in still water?
*November 3, 2010 by haley*

**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*

**Algebra Continued**

2)A motorboat leaves a dock and travels at an average speed of 15mi/h toward an island. The average speed on the return trip is 10mi/h. How far is the island from the harbor if the total trip takes 5h? (HInt-first find the 2 times)
*September 23, 2008 by Chris*

**Math please help!**

the speed of the current in Puget Sound is 5 mph. A barge travels with the current 26 miles and returns in 10 and 2/3 hours. what is its speed in still water?
*November 3, 2010 by haley*

**Geometry**

You are boating and heading directly west. The speed of the boat in still water is 36 mi/h. The river flows directly north at 15 mi/h. What is your resultant speed and directional?
*February 28, 2011 by James*

**Physics**

An airplane whose air speed is 600 mi/h is flying perpendicularly to jet stream whose speed relative to the Earth's surface is 100 mi/h. What is the airplane's speed relative to the Earth?
*May 20, 2014 by student 2017*

**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*

**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 *

**Math word problem check**

The Mad River flows at a rate of 3 km/h. In order for a boat to travel 78.2 km upriver and then return in a total of 8 hr, how fast must the boat travel in still water? what formula would be used to solve this problem? I used the formula of V = D/T T = D/V, you know that 78.2...
*November 9, 2008 by Shawn*

**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*

**physics**

(a) What is the escape speed on a spherical asteroid whose radius is 435 km and whose gravitational acceleration at the surface is 0.632 m/s2? (b) How far (in km) from the surface will a particle go if it leaves the asteroid's surface with a radial speed of 535 m/s? (c) With ...
*October 4, 2013 by Jeff*

**physics**

(a) What is the escape speed on a spherical asteroid whose radius is 435 km and whose gravitational acceleration at the surface is 0.632 m/s2? (b) How far (in km) from the surface will a particle go if it leaves the asteroid's surface with a radial speed of 535 m/s? (c) With ...
*October 4, 2013 by Jeff*

**Trig**

A boat heads S 15 degrees E on a river that flows due west. the boat travels S 11 degrees W with a speed of 25 km per hour. Find the speed of the current and the speed of the still water. This is due tomorrow.
*May 22, 2011 by GoMeGo*

**math (speed)**

A boat cruises downstream for 2 hours before heading back. It takes 3.5 hours going upstream to get back. If the speed of the stream is 8 mph, what is the speed of the boat in still water?:
*September 22, 2007 by --*

**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*

**Algebra**

on a canoe trip, Rita paddled upstream (against the current) at an average speed of 2 mi/hr relative to the riverbank. on the return trip downstream (with the current), her average speed was 3 mi/hr. find rita's paddling speed in still water and the speed of the river's ...
*January 14, 2008 by Amber*

**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*

**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*

**Math**

A boy started on a trip across a lake by motorboat. After he had traveled 15km, the motor failed and he had to use a banca for the remaining 6 km to his destination. His average speed by motor was 4kph faster than his average speed while rowing. If the entire trip took 5 1/2 ...
*August 23, 2010 by kay*

**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*

**swim**

A swimmer is capable of swimming 1.00 m/s in still water. If she aims her body directly across a 150-m-wide river whose current is 0.80 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land?
*January 26, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.95 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 150-m-wide river whose current is 0.65 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land?
*September 20, 2012 by jeje*

**Physics**

(a) What is the escape speed on a spherical asteroid whose radius is 535 km and whose gravitational acceleration at the surface is 3.0 m/s2? 1 ? m/s (b) How far from the surface will a particle go if it leaves the asteroid's surface with a radial speed of 1000 m/s? 2 ? m (c) ...
*March 21, 2011 by Steve*

**Math**

An aircraft flew 3hrs with the wind. The return trip took 4hrs against the wind. If the speed of the plane in still air is 180mph more than the speed of the wind, find the wind speed and the speed of the plane in still air.
*September 27, 2011 by Ingrid*

**Physics**

An engine moves a motorboat through water at a constant velocity of 22 meters/second. If the force exerted by the motor on the boat is 5.75 × 103 newtons, what is the power of the motor?
*December 17, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An engine moves a motorboat through water at a constant velocity of 22 meters/second. If the force exerted by the motor on the boat is 5.75 × 103 newtons, what is the power of the motor?
*January 11, 2013 by luis*

**physics**

A motorboat travels due north at a steady speed of 3.0 m/s through calm water in which there is no current. The boat then enters an area of water in which a steady current flows at 2.0 m/s in a southwest direction, as shown in the next picture. Both the engine power and the ...
*August 16, 2012 by jhon*

**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 needs to travel south at a speed of 20 km/h. However a constant current of 6 km/h is flowing from the south-east. Use vectors to find: a.the equivalent speed in still water for the boat to achieve the actual speed of 20 km/h. b the direction in which the boat must head ...
*March 28, 2014 by Anonymous*

**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*

**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*

**algebra**

the current in a stream moves at a speed of 2 mph. A boat travels 8mi upstream and 8mi downstream in a total time of 7 hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water
*March 22, 2011 by Anonymous*

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