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A 125 kg flatbottomed boat is floating along at 5.0 m/s, headed east. Sally Sue, standing at one
end of the boat, starts to walk at 2.0 m/s, also to the east. If Sally’s mass is 65 kg, what is the
speed of the boat as she walks along?

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