# science

A Navy vessel is traveling due north during wartime. A torpedo has been launched by an enemy directly toward the stern (rear) of the vessel. Can the vessel outrun the torpedo if both continue in a straight line due north?

Select one:
a. No, the Navy vessel is slower.
b. Yes, the Navy vessel is faster.
c. Maybe, based on the temperature of the water.
d. Maybe, since both travel at the same speed.

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1. If the naval vessel is faster, it can escape.

If it runs at the exact same speed, it depends who runs out of fuel :)

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Damon
2. 1b

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