# physics

A river flows due east at 1.65 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 10.7 m/s due north relative to the water. What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore?

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1. part B: If the river is 308 m wide, how far downstream has the boat moved by the time it reaches the north shore?

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