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Hey thanks for the help: I have another question:
A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.30 m/s in still water.
(a) If she aims her body directly across a 75 m-wide river whose current is 0.55 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?

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    timetogetacross=75m/.30m/s

    Now use that time to figure how far downstream with the water velocity.

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    I'm not sure I quite understand what you mean

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    ^ That was me btw

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