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A passenger on a boat moving at 1.70 m/s on a still lake walks up a flight of stairs at a speed of 0.60 m/s. The stairs are angled at 45° pointing in the direction of motion as shown in figure below. Write the vector velocity of the passenger relative to the water.

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  1. 2.12 m/s

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