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A rower whose speed of rowing is u crosses a river of width s to a point exactly opposite. Find the time of the journey if the speed of the stream is V( less than u)

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    at time t, we must have

    s^2 + (vt)^2 = (ut)^2
    (u^2 - v^2)t^2 = s^2
    t = s/√(u^2-v^2)

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