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In a model yacht race on a river
five identical yachts A,B,C,D,E are
released at the same time from
different points along the starting
line.
a)why should C win?
b) as they approach the finishing
line they all slow down. Why?

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    If they are going downstream, the stream is strongest in the center of the river, often.

    b. No clue, but I bet there is a diagram showing the river is widening, ie, current is slower.

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