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March 5, 2015

March 5, 2015

Number of results: 64,057

**Physics**

Batman (mass = 90 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 530 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +20 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after Batman lands in it?
*February 25, 2008 by Zach*

**Physics**

Batman (mass = 95 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 560 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +10 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after Batman lands in it?
*October 28, 2009 by Kayla V*

**Physics**

Batman (mass = m kS) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass - 510kS) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially + 11 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after Batman lands in it?
*October 25, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Batman (mass = 89.1 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 452 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +12.9 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after Batman lands in it?
*October 2, 2014 by alika*

**Physics**

Batman (mass = 75.6 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 631 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +10.4 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after Batman lands in it?
*December 4, 2014 by Candice*

**Physics(Please help)**

1) A man (mass = 80.9 kg) jumps straight down from a bridge into a boat (mass = 482 kg) in which a criminal is fleeing. The velocity of the boat is initially +14.5 m/s. What is the velocity of the boat after the man lands in it? would I subtract the two masses and then ...
*June 3, 2012 by Hannah*

**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**

A man is in a boat out away from shore. Th mass of the man, the boat and everything in it is 210 kg. The boat is not moving. The man throws and anchor with a mass of 26 kg straight out from the boat with a speed of 6.6 m/s. What is the resulting speed of the boat?
*February 9, 2014 by jim*

**physics**

A 160 kg child jumps at 7 m/s into a boat floating a rest. After the jump, they both move at 3 m/s forward. Find the boat's mass.
*November 14, 2013 by John *

**physics**

10 people,each of mass 70 kg, stand on a boat with a mass of 1000 kg. they jump off one end of the boat with velocity 1 m/s relative to the boat. the boat rolls in the opposite direction without friction. a what is the final velocity of the boat if all the people jump at the ...
*December 13, 2012 by harkaran*

**physics**

a boat of mass 90 kg is floating in still water a body of mass 30 kg walks from the stern to the boat the length of the boat is 3m. calculate the distance through which the boat move.
*December 12, 2012 by sony*

**physics**

A key falls from a bridge that is 45 m above the water. The key falls straight down and lands in a model boat traveling at a constant velocity of 3.5 m/s. Calculate the distance the boat was from the point of impact when the key was released. Answer d= 10.6 m
*November 11, 2012 by H*

**science**

A boat of mass 40 kg is at rest; A dog of mass 4 kg moves in the boat with a velocity of 10 m/s. what is the velocity of boat? a) 4 m/s b) 2 m/s c) 8 m/s d) 1 m/s
*June 19, 2013 by raul*

**science**

A man mass 75 kg and a boy mass 25 kg dives off the end of a boat of mass 300 kg so that their relative horizontal velocity with respect to the boat is 3 m/s. if initially the boat is at rest find its final velocity if (1) the two dive off simultaneously (2) the man dives ...
*August 30, 2013 by sjeba*

**physics**

A man of mass 70 kg and a boy of mass 30 kg dive of the end of a boat, of mass 150 kg with a horizontal velocity of 2 m/s relativeto the boat. if initially the boat is at rest, findits velocity just after (1) both the man and boy dive off simultaneously (2) the man dives of ...
*September 5, 2013 by sarsi*

**physics**

A boy sitting in a boat at rest throws a 6.4kg object horizontally out of the boat at 10.0 m/s. The mass of the boy is 26kg and the mass of the boat is 45kg. Calculate the velocity of the boat just after the package is thrown. I used momentum before = momentum after. 6.4kg*10....
*March 18, 2011 by Mark*

**physics**

A child in a boat throws a 5.15-kg package out horizontally with a speed of 10.0 m/s. The mass of the child is 24.2kg and the mass of the boat is 33.2kg . Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest.
*March 14, 2014 by Edward*

**physics**

An 85.0 kg fisherman decides to jump from his boat onto the dock. If the velocity of the fisherman is 4.30 m/s to the west and the boat is 185 kg, what is the velocity of the boat after the fisherman jumps out?
*December 3, 2010 by bob*

**physics**

a man of 50kg is standing on one end on a boat of length 25m and mass 200 kg .if he starts running and when he reaches the other end ,he has a velocity 2m/s with respect to the boat .the final velocity of the boat is?
*April 11, 2012 by srikala*

**Physics**

A rock is dropped from a bridge that is 45 m above the water. It falls directly into a model boat, moving with constant velocity, that is 12 m from the point of impact when the key is released. What is the speed of the boat?
*April 22, 2013 by shy*

**Calculus,Reaction rates**

A man walks across a bridge at the rate of 5 ft/s as a boat passes directly beneath him at 10 ft/s. If the bridge is 10 ft above the boat, how fast are the man and the boat separating 1 second later?
*November 30, 2014 by ray*

**Physics**

A boat is constructed in the shape of a rectangular cube. The base of the boat is 2m by 3m and the side of the boat is 2m high. The boat has a total mass of 4500kg. Hint-The density of the water is 1000kg/m^3. a. What is the buoyant force on the boat? Explain answer. b. ...
*July 25, 2013 by Jason*

**Physics - Momentum**

A child in a boat throws a 5.60 kg package out horizontally with a speed of 10.0 m/s. Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest. The mass of the child is 22.0 kg and that of the boat is 55.0 kg.
*December 9, 2009 by DJ*

**Physics**

A child in a boat throws a 5.40 kg package out horizontally with a speed of 10.0 m/s, Fig. 7-31. Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest. The mass of the child is 25.0 kg and that of the boat is 40.0 kg.
*April 14, 2011 by Brittney*

**Science**

A child in a boat throws a 5.30 kg package out horizontally with a speed of 10 m/s, see the figure. Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest. The mass of the child is 26.0 kg and that of the boat is 55.0 kg What is the magnitude?
*October 20, 2011 by kago*

**physics**

You own a yacht which is 14.5 meters long. It is motoring down a canal at 9.80 m/s. Its bow (the front of the boat) is just about to begin passing underneath a bridge that is 30.0 m across. How much time is required until its stern (the end of the boat) is no longer under the ...
*November 29, 2010 by Thomas*

**physic**

You own a yacht which is 14.5 meters long. It is motoring down a canal at 10.1 m/s. Its bow (the front of the boat) is just about to begin passing underneath a bridge that is 30.0 m across. How much time is required until its stern (the end of the boat) is no longer under the ...
*June 7, 2011 by coolstir*

**physics**

A child in a boat throws a 6.00 kg package out horizontally with a speed of 12.0 m/s, Fig. 7-28. Calculate the velocity of the boat immediately after, assuming it was initially at rest. The mass of the child is 25.0 kg and that of the boat is 50.0 kg. Magnitude ___m/sDirection
*March 13, 2011 by joe*

**physics**

A boat of mass 120 kg floats in a stream. You push on the boat with a pole, exerting a force of (175 i hat - 145 j hat) N. The boat moves through a displacement dvec = (23.0 i hat - 8.0 j hat) m along a straight line.
*October 11, 2013 by Larry*

**physics**

A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240 m wide. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. Find A) The boat's resultant velocity. B) How long it takes the boat to cross the river. C) How far downstream the boat is when it reaches the other side. Please help, i have ...
*November 2, 2008 by PLEASE HELP!*

**Math (Trig.)**

A boat sailing from A to B travels in a straight line until the captain realizes he is off course. The boat is turned through an angle of 60 degrees, then travels another 10 km to B. The trip would have been 4 km shorter if the boat had gone straight from A to B. How far did ...
*March 9, 2011 by Connor*

**Physics help ASAP please**

A boat needs to travel straight across a river. The current is 10 km/hr. The boat can travel at 16 km/hr. What is the velocity of the boat relative to the bank?
*September 26, 2011 by Karen*

**physics**

A girl is skipping stones across a lake. One of the stones accidentally ricochets off a toy boat that is initially at rest in the water (see the drawing below). The 0.058-kg stone strikes the boat at a velocity of 15 m/s, 15° below due east, and ricochets off at a velocity of ...
*November 4, 2013 by Donna*

**Physics**

A girl is skipping stones across a lake. One of the stones accidentally ricochets off a toy boat that is initially at rest in the water (see the drawing below). The 0.094-kg stone strikes the boat at a velocity of 14 m/s, 15° below due east, and ricochets off at a velocity of ...
*October 22, 2012 by Elizabeth*

**Physics**

Two people pull as hard as they can on ropes attached to a boat of mass 200 kg. If they pull in the same direction, the boat has an acceleration of 4 m/s^2. what is the force exerted by each person on the boat? Disregard any other forces on the boat.
*September 26, 2013 by Uriah*

**Physics**

As two boats approach the marina, the velocity of boat 1 relative to boat 2 is 2.29 m/s in a direction 37.8° east of north. If boat 1 has a velocity that is 0.745 m/s due north, what is the magnitude of the velocity of boat 2?
*February 20, 2013 by Nai*

**physics**

An 800 kg police boat slows down uniformly from 50 km/h [E] to 20 km/h [E] as it enters a harbour. If the boat slows down over a 30 m distance, what is the force of friction on the boat? (Hint: You will need to convert the velocities into m/s.)
*July 15, 2014 by alisha*

**physics**

Two people, one of mass 85 kg and the other of mass 50 kg, sit in a rowboat of mass 90 kg. With the boat initially at rest, the two people, who have been sitting at opposite ends of the boat, 3.5 m apart from each other, now exchange seats. How far does the boat move?
*May 19, 2011 by homcahbiec*

**Physics**

A boater wants to head straight across a river that has a current of 3km/hr. If the top speed of the boat in still water is 4km/hr, find the direction the boat must travel into the current to go straight across the river. How fast is the boat going straight across the river?
*October 6, 2012 by Megan*

**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 river flows toward 90 degrees. A river boat pilot heads the boat at 297 degrees and is able to go straight across the river at 6 m/s. What is the velocity of the current? What is the velocity of the boat?
*October 1, 2014 by dfsfsd*

**Science**

A little aluminum boat (mass of 14.50g) has a volume of 450.00cm3. The boat is placed in a small pool of water and carefully filled with pennies. If each penny has a mass of 2.50g, how many pennies can be added to the boat before it sinks?
*October 16, 2008 by Kevin*

**physics**

As two boats approach the marina, the velocity of boat 1 relative to boat 2 is 2.20m/s in a direction 47.0 ∘ east of north. If boat 1 has a velocity that is 0.745m/s due north, what is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of boat 2?
*September 21, 2014 by name*

**Science 8 grade**

A little aluminum boat (mass of 14.50g) has a volume of 450.00cm3. The boat is placed in a small pool of water and carefully filled with pennies. If each penny has a mass of 2.50g, how many pennies can be added to the boat before it sinks?
*October 16, 2008 by Thao*

**physics**

A 74-kg fisherman in a 124-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.4 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat ...
*October 12, 2012 by Kayla*

**Physics**

A power boat of mass 495 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 780 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the water is constant, ...
*February 25, 2008 by John*

**Physics**

A power boat of mass 460 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the water is constant, ...
*February 25, 2008 by Peter*

**physics**

A power boat of mass 465 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the water is constant, ...
*October 23, 2010 by Xavier*

**Physics**

A dog, with a mass of 8.0 kg, is standing on a flatboat so that he is 26.8 m from the shore. He walks 8.6 m on the boat toward the shore and then stops. The boat has a mass of 36.0 kg. Assuming there is no friction between the boat and the water, how far is the dog from the ...
*March 27, 2012 by Julia*

**Physics**

What force is must a jet's boat engine apply to accelerate the boat from 50 km/h to 100 km/h in 6.0 s? The mass of the boat is 800 kg and the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.30. I found acceleration by doing v2-v1 / t, but im not sure what to do next?
*September 28, 2009 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 70-kg fisherman in a 138-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.8 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat ...
*March 27, 2012 by Taylor*

**physics**

A 70-kg fisherman in a 138-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.8 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat ...
*March 27, 2012 by Taylor*

**physics**

A 74-kg fisherman in a 129-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.7 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat ...
*February 22, 2015 by alba*

**Physics**

As two boats approach the marina, the velocity of boat 1 relative to boat 2 is 2.20m/s in a direction 47.0 ∘ East of North. If boat 1 has a velocity that is 0.745m/s due North, what is the(magnitude and direction) of boat 2?
*September 21, 2014 by Josh*

**AP PHYSICS**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +2.01 m/s2 for 7.15 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 6.25 s with an acceleration of +0.518 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -1.49 m/s2 for 8.55 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat ...
*September 27, 2010 by arian*

**Physics**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +2.01 m/s2 for 7.05 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 6.15 s with an acceleration of +0.518 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -1.49 m/s2 for 8.50 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat ...
*September 7, 2011 by KJ*

**Physics**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +1.98 m/s2 for 8.25 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 5.58 s with an acceleration of +0.348 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -1.42 m/s2 for 7.22 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat ...
*January 22, 2012 by Robert*

**physics**

Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are negligible, and the boat ...
*January 22, 2012 by john *

**physics**

Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are negligible, and the boat ...
*January 22, 2012 by john *

**physics**

Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are negligible, and the boat ...
*January 22, 2012 by john *

**physics**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +1.69 m/s2 for 7.18 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 4.55 s with an acceleration of +0.468 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -0.657 m/s2 for 8.38 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat...
*February 7, 2011 by shaknocka*

**physics**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +1.69 m/s2 for 7.18 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 4.55 s with an acceleration of +0.468 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -0.657 m/s2 for 8.38 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat...
*February 23, 2011 by tish*

**physics**

A speedboat starts from rest and accelerates at +1.68 m/s2 for 5.43 s. At the end of this time, the boat continues for an additional 8.16 s with an acceleration of +0.475 m/s2. Following this, the boat accelerates at -0.866 m/s2 for 7.54 s. (a) What is the velocity of the boat...
*October 3, 2011 by randy*

**physics**

Two boats start together and race across a 42 km wide lake and back. Boat A goes across at 42 km/h and returns at 42 km/h. Boat B goes across at 21 km/h, and its crew, realizing how far behind it is getting, returns at 63 km/h. Turnaround times are negligible, and the boat ...
*January 22, 2012 by john *

**physics**

a man steps out of a rowboat into a dock. The man has a mass of 80 kg and moves forward with a velocity of 1.5 m/s. If the boat has a mass of 120 kg. and was initially at rest, what is its final velocity?
*November 26, 2014 by Vivian*

**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*

**physics. I waited over two days for response**

An 800kg police boat slows down uniformly from 50km/h (E) to 20km/h(E) as it enters a harbour. If the boat slows down over a 30m distance, what is the force of friction of the boat? (Hint: you will need to convert the velocities into m/s) please show your work.
*November 23, 2014 by Anonymous*

**math**

A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the frequency of the waves?
*December 8, 2011 by confused*

**Physics**

A speed boat at rest begins to move in a straight line from a dock. The boat has a constant acceleration of +3.0 m/s squared. Attached to the dock is a siren that is producing a 755 Hz tone. If the air temperature is 20 degrees C, what is the frequency of the sound heard by a ...
*April 15, 2010 by Lenzen*

**physics**

A power boat of mass 460 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume -- contrary to fact -- that the resistive force due to the water is ...
*October 2, 2009 by kp*

**Math (last question I swear!)**

Leroy is 6.5 ft tall and standing on a bridge. He looks down with an angle of depression of 31 degrees towards a boat traveling east. He then turns around and looks down with an angle of depression of 24 degrees towards a boat traveling west. If the boats are 432 ft apart, how...
*January 16, 2014 by Cassie*

**physics**

A boat must head due north across a river channel that has a current of 9 km/hr towards the west. The boat is capable of traveling at 28 km/hr in still water. If the boat heads into the current to keep its true north course, what will be the resultant velocity of the boat? I'm...
*October 8, 2014 by Marie*

**Physics**

A boat sets off perpendicular to the bank, to cross a river width of 250m. The speed of the boat in still water is 3.20ms-1, however there is a current downstream at 1.20ms-1, which puss the boat sideways. a) Find the resultant velocity of the boat. b) Find the total distance ...
*March 9, 2013 by Mariya*

**physic**

the speed boat has a acceleration of 2.0 m/s2 if the initial velocity of the boat is 6.0 m/s2. find the boat displacement after 8.0 seconds?
*July 13, 2014 by junrex*

**Physics**

A boat is to be driven from a point on the South bank of a river which flows West-to-East to a destination on the North Bank. The destination is in a direction of N60E from the starting point. The river is 0.2 km wide. The driver of the boat finds that in order to make the ...
*March 2, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Precalc**

A boat that travels at 16 knots in calm water is sailing across a current of 3 knots on a river 250 m wide. The boat makes an angle of 35 degrees with the current heading into the current. Find the resultant velocity of the boat. How far upstream is the boat when it reaches ...
*April 11, 2008 by Natalie*

**Business Math**

Can someone please check over my answers? I'm not sure about them, especially part c. A small boat can be bought for $3,000 cash or on the installment plan by paying $300 down and $108 a month for 30 months. a) What is the installment price of the boat? $3,540 b) What is the ...
*January 14, 2008 by Tracy*

**gen physics**

A 152 kg boat is at rest in a calm lake at the end of a dock. A 85.6 kg person running down the dock leaps into the boat with a horizontal velocity of 4.58 m/s. Ignore all effects of friction and resistance due to the water. a) Find the kinetic energy of the person before ...
*July 11, 2013 by rodney*

**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**

A boat heads directly across a river 39 m wide at 3.9 m/s. The current is flowing downstream at 2.4 m/s. (a) What is the resultant velocity of the boat? m/s (magnitude) ° (direction) (b) How much time does it take the boat to cross the river? s (c) How far downstream is the ...
*October 4, 2011 by Eddie*

**Math**

Jane is 2mi offshore in a boat and wishes to reach a coastal village 6mi down a straight shoreline from the point nearest the boat. She can row 2mph and can walk 5mph. Where should she land her boat to reach the village in the least amount of time? I'm totally stumped by this ...
*September 5, 2010 by Nikki*

**physics**

Two people are pulling a boat through the water as in the figure below. Each exerts a force of 600 N directed at a è = 20.0° angle relative to the forward motion of the boat. If the boat moves with constant velocity, find the resistive force exerted by the water on the boat.
*February 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two people are pulling a boat through the water as in the figure below. Each exerts a force of 600 N directed at a è = 45.0° angle relative to the forward motion of the boat. If the boat moves with constant velocity, find the resistive force exerted by the water on the boat.
*October 4, 2010 by cameron*

**Physics**

The record number of boat lifts, including the boat and its ten crew members was achieved by Sami Heinonen and Juha Räsänen of Sweden in 2000. They lifted a total mass of 653.2 kg approximately 4 in. off the ground a total of 24 times. Estimate the total mechanical work done ...
*October 24, 2010 by Britney Spears *

**cpcc**

Two people are pulling a boat through the water as in Figure P4.20. Each exerts a force of 600 N directed at a θ = 45.0° angle relative to the forward motion of the boat. If the boat moves with constant velocity, find the resistive force vector F exerted by the water on ...
*February 20, 2010 by nat*

**college physics**

A fisherman poles a boat as he searches for his next catch. He pushes parallel to the length of the light pole, exerting a force of 245 on the bottom of a shallow lake. The pole lies in the vertical plane containing the boat's keel. At one moment, the pole makes an angle of 34...
*March 2, 2015 by molly*

**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*

**math**

A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the frequency of the waves...
*December 8, 2011 by jen*

**math**

There are 3 speedboats travelling down a straight river that runs North - South between two bridges which are 325 miles apart. The red speedboat starts at the North bridge and travels South at a spped of 150mph. The blue speedboat starts at the South bridge and travels north ...
*December 6, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A 83-kg fisherman in a 122-kg boat throws a package of mass m = 15 kg horizontally toward the right with a speed of vi = 4.7 m/s as in the figure below. Neglecting water resistance, and assuming the boat is at rest before the package is thrown, find the velocity of the boat ...
*March 19, 2012 by J*

**physics**

Two people, one of mass 70 and the other of mass 65 , sit in a rowboat of mass 78 . With the boat initially at rest, the two people, who have been sitting at opposite ends of the boat, 3.5 apart from each other, now exchange seats.
*February 6, 2011 by anonymous*

**physics**

When an open-faced boat has a mass of 5750kg, including its cargo and passengers, it floats with the water just up to the side on a freshwater lake. (a)What is the volume of this boat? (b) The captain decides that it is too dangerous and wants to throw some cargo overboard so ...
*December 8, 2009 by Sarah*

**physics**

A woman is sitting in a boat at anchor on a lake. Her boat bobs up and down once every 2.0·s. She notices that when the front of her 3.0·m long boat is at one wave crest, a second crest is at the middle of her boat, and a third is at the end. What is the frequency of the waves...
*December 8, 2011 by Jennie*

**Pre-Calculus-Trig**

A lighthouse keeper 100 feet above the water sees a boat sailing in a straight line directly toward her. As watches, the angle of depression to the boat changes from 25 degrees to 40. How far has the boat traveled during this time?
*January 30, 2011 by Chloe Mack*

**Algebra**

A boat was purchased for $45,000. Assuming the boat depreciates at a rate of $4700 per year (straight-line depreciation) for the first 8 years, write the value v of the boat as a function of the time t (measured in years) for 0 ¡Ü t ¡Ü 8. v(t) = _______ , 0 ¡Ü t ¡Ü 8
*October 13, 2014 by Kim*

**algebra**

A boat was purchased for $45,000. Assuming the boat depreciates at a rate of $4700 per year (straight-line depreciation) for the first 8 years, write the value v of the boat as a function of the time t (measured in years) for 0 ¡Ü t ¡Ü 8. v(t) = ____, 0 ¡Ü t ¡Ü 8
*October 18, 2014 by Barbara*

**Physics**

A power boat of mass 475 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 770 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume -- contrary to fact -- that the resistive force due to the water is ...
*February 26, 2007 by Mary*

**Physics**

A 1250 kg boat is traveling at 90 km/h when its engine is shut off. The magnitude of the frictional force fk between boat and water is proportional to the speed v of the boat. Thus, fk = 80v, where v is in meters per second and fk (the magnitude of the frictional force) is in ...
*February 19, 2013 by Rachel*

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