Physics

posted by .

A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s.

a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank?

b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river?

c. How far downstream or upstream is the bot when it reaches the other side?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. 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 …
  2. 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?
  3. Physics

    A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank?
  4. physics - need help right now.

    A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank?
  5. Physics

    A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank?
  6. Physics - URGENT

    A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank?
  7. 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 …
  8. mechanics

    (b) A boat heads North at 2.4 ms-1 across a river that flows East at 1.6 ms-1. (6 marks each) (i) Calculate the resultant velocity of the boat. (ii) The river is 30 m wide. What is the displacement from the starting point when the …
  9. Physics

    A boat travels at 8m/sec and heads straight across a river 240m wide. The river flows at 4m/sec. What is the boats resultant speed with respect to the riverbank
  10. Physics

    A boat starting on one side of the river heads to the south with a speed of 1.5 m/s, the river flows to the east at .8 m/s. What is the resultant velocity to the side of the river?

More Similar Questions