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A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.95 m/s in still water.
(a) If she aims her body directly across a 150-m-wide river whose current is 0.65 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land?

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  1. The time it will take to cross the river while aimed straight across will be 150 m/0.95 m/s = 157.9 s

    During that time, she will drift
    157.9 * 0.65 = 102.6 meters downstream

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