. A surveyor wishes to measure the distance across Pasig River. She sets up her transit at a point C on the bank of the river, and sights on a point B on the other bank directly opposite her. Then
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. A surveyor wishes to measure the distance across Pasig River. She sets up her transit at a point C on the bank of the river, and sights on a point B on the other bank directly opposite her. Then she turns the transit through a right angle, and measures off a distance of 100 ... 
Physics
A surveyor measures the distance across a straight river by the following methods: Starting directly across from a tree on the opposite bank, she walks 249 m along the river bank to establish a baseline. Then she sights across to the tree. The angle from her baseline to the ... 
physics
A surveyor measures the distance across a straight river by the following method. Starting directly across from a tree on the opposite bank, she walks 90 m along the riverbank to establish a baseline. Then she sights across to the tree. The angle from her baseline to the tree ... 
physics
A surveyor measures the distance across a straight river by the following method. Starting directly across from a tree on the opposite bank, she walks d = 72 m along the riverbank to establish a baseline. Then she sights across to the tree. The angle from her baseline to the ... 
Trigonometry
4. An observer is near a river and wants to calculate the distance across the river. He measures the angle between his observations of two points on the shore, one on his side and one on the other side, to be 28º. The distance between him and the point on his side of the ... 
Physics
A man at point A directs his rowboat due north toward point B, straight across a river of width 100 m. The river current is due east. The man starts across, rowing steadily at 2.50 m/s and reaches the other side of the river at point C, 150 m downstream from his starting point... 
lwtech
In order to build a bridge across a river, a surveyor is hired to find the distance across the river. The surveyor places a stake on either side of the river. As shown in the diagram below (the diagram is not drawn to scale). He measures the bearing to the first stake as 16 ... 
trig
Points A and B are 150 m apart on one bank of a river. Point C is on the other bank of the river. The line of sight distance from A to C forms an angle and 28 degrees with the AB side of the river bank and the line of sight distance form B to C forms an angle of 56 degrees ... 
Math
A river flows at the speed of v from west to east. How should a man who is at a point A of the southern bank of the river, which is d meters away from the river, and wants to reach a point B on the northern bank of the river, which is 2d meters away from the river, choose his ... 
Math
A river flows at the speed of v from west to east. How should a man who is at a point A of the southern bank of the river, which is d meters away from the river, and wants to reach a point B on the northern bank of the river, which is 2d meters away from the river, choose his ... 
math
A river flows at the speed of v from west to east. How should a man who is at a point A of the southern bank of the river, which is d meters away from the river, and wants to reach a point B on the northern bank of the river, which is 2d meters away from the river, choose his ... 
trig
Your search for A surveyor is trying to determine the width of a river. He forst stands at point A, directly opposite a tree at point B. He then walks 100 feet to point C. He measures the acute angle at point C to be 79 degrees. What is the width of the river? 
Math ( Surveying )
Need help with this problem! Thanks in advance. The ground clearance of an overhead electrical cable must be determined. Surveyor B is positioned directly under the cable (surveyor B can make a position check by sighting past the string of a plumb bob, held in his or her ... 
Physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 60.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 80.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ... 
physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.10 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 52.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, 72.0 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? What is the swimmer's speed relative to the shore? In ... 
Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level
A boat which can travel at 5m/s in still water is crossing a river 200 m wide.the rate of the flow of the river is 2 m/s assumed uniform at every point in the river. Point A and B are directly opposite to each other across the river. a) If the boat leaves A and steer towards B... 
calculus
You are standing at the edge of a slow moving river which is one mile wide and wish to return to your campground on the opposite side of the river. You can swim at 2 mph and walk 3 mph. You must first swim across the river to any point on the opposite bank. From there walk to ... 
Advanced Maths (Vectors) AQA Level, please help?
A boat which can travel at 5m/s in still water is crossing a river 200 m wide.the rate of the flow of the river is 2 m/s assumed uniform at every point in the river. Point A and B are directly opposite to each other across the river. a) If the boat leaves A and steer towards B... 
physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.72 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 39.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 72.7 m wide. What is the speed of the river current? 
Physics
Swimming at 3.00 m/s relative to still water, a swimmer heads directly across a river of width 80 m. He arrives 50 m downstream from the point directly across the river from his starting point. (a) What is the speed of the current in the river? (b) At what angle relative to ... 
Physics Dynamics
Swimming at 2.00 m/s relative to still water, a swimmer heads directly across a river of width 80 m. He arrives 35 m downstream from the point directly across the river from his starting point. (a) What is the speed of the current in the river? (b) At what angle relative to ... 
Physics
A river 99.1 m wide flows toward the south at 31.5 m/min. A girl on the west bank wishes to reach the east bank in the least possible time. She can swim 99.1 m in still water in 1.80 min. What is her velocity relative to land? magnitude In what direction must she swim if she ... 
science
a man wishes to swin across a river 600 m wide. If can swim at the rate of 4 km/hr in still water and the river flows at 2 km/hr. Then in what direction must he swim to reach a point exactly opposite to the starting point bnd when will he reach it ? 
physics
A 400.0mwide river flows from west to east at 30.0 m/min. Your boat moves at 100.0 m/min relative to the water no matter which direction you point it. To cross this river, you start from a dock at point A on the south bank. There is a boat landing directly opposite at point ... 
Physics
A 400.0mwide river flows from west to east at 30.0 m/min. Your boat moves at 100.0 m/min relative to the water no matter which direction you point it. To cross this river, you start from a dock at point A on the south bank. There is a boat landing directly opposite at point ... 
physics
A 410mwide river has a uniform flow speed of 2.0 m/s through a jungle and toward the east. An explorer wishes to leave a small clearing on the south bank and cross the river in a powerboat that moves at a constant speed of 7.9 m/s with respect to the water. There is a ... 
Physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.9 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 50 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 79 m wide. (a) What is the speed of the river current? m/s (b) What is the swimmer's speed relative to ... 
Physics
A current of a river flows steadily from west to east at 1.00 m/s. A boat in the river travels at 3.00 m/s relative to the water. The river is 20.0 m wide with parallel banks. The boat leaves the shore at point A, and point B is directly across the river from that point. 1) At... 
physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.2 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 48 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 77 m wide. (a) What is the speed of the river current? (b) What is the swimmer's speed relative to the ... 
Physics
A swimmer wishes to swim across a river 600m wide. If he can swim at the rate of 4 km/h in still water and the river flows at 2 km/h, then in what direction must he swim to reach a point exactly opposite to the starting point and when will he reach it? I have no idea how to ... 
physics
You want to swim straight across a river that is 76m wide. You find that you can do this if you swim 28 degrees upstream at a constant rate of 1.7m/s relative to water. At what rate does the river flow? The angle is measure from the river bank (directly upstream is 0 degrees ... 
physics
Sheena can row a boat at 2.90 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.22 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.55 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ... 
physics
Sheena can row a boat at 3.13 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.10 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.75 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ... 
physics
A river is moving at 4.0 m/s [s] , and a swimmer swims across it at 1.4 m/s [e] relative to the water. What is the swimmers velocity measure with respect to the river bank 
physics
A river is moving at 4.0 m/s [s] , and a swimmer swims across it at 1.4 m/s [e] relative to the water. What is the swimmers velocity measure with respect to the river bank 
math
A cliff on the bank of a river is 300m high if angle of deprssion of a point on the oposite side of the river is 60 digree find the wigth of the river 
Maths
A cliff on the bank of a river is 250m high if the angle of depression of the point of the opposite side of the river is 50 degree,find the width of the river 
Maths
A cliff on the bank of a river is 250m high if the angle of depression of the point of the opposite side of the river is 50 degree,find the width of the river 
Math
A cliff on the bank of a river is 250m high if d angle of depression of d point of d opposite side of the river is 50 degree,find the width of d river 
physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.5 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 30 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 87 m wide. (c) In what direction should the swimmer head so as to arrive at the point directly opposite... 
PHYSICS
Sheena can row a boat at 2.91 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.24 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.54 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ... 
PHYSICS
Sheena can row a boat at 2.91 mi/h in still water. She needs to cross a river that is 1.24 mi wide with a current flowing at 1.54 mi/h. Not having her calculator ready, she guesses that to go straight across, she should head 60.0° upstream. (a) What is her speed with respect ... 
trigonometry
A surveyor wishes to calculate the distance between the two trees B and C across a river from where he is standing. If the distance from his position, A to B is 70 meters, the distance from C to A is 100 m,and the angle of A is 56°42',determine the distance between the two ... 
Classical mechanics
A boat leaves point P on one side of a river bank and travels with constant velocity V in a direction towars point Q on the other side of the river directly oposite P and distance D from it If r is the instantaneous distance from Q to the boat, θ is the angle between r, ... 
Math 12A Plain Trigonometry
a surveyor wishes to measure the distance between two objects, a carabao and a tower on the opposite side of the river. while standing at point R, he finds that the distance between the carabao is 30 meters, while the distance to the tower is 415 meters. The angle formed ... 
calculus
A man launches his boat from point A on a bank of a straight river, 3 km wide, and wants to reach point B, 2 km downstream on the opposite bank, as quickly as possible. He could row his boat directly across the river to point C and then run to B, or he could row directly to B... 
physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.5 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 30 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 87 m wide. 
trig/ vectors
Points C and D are directly across from each other on opposite banks of a river. A boat travels across the river directly from point c to point d at a speed of 12 mph. If the current of the river has a speed of 4 mph, at what angle, and speed, must the captain head to travel ... 
math
A girl swims across a river. When she swims in still water, she swims at 1.25 m/s, the river flows parallel to its banks at v m/s. The girl aims to swim upstream at angle θ degrees parallel to the river bank so that her resultant velocity of 1 m/s is along AB, perpendicular ... 
Mechanics M1
A girl swims across a river. When she swims in still water, she swims at 1.25 m/s, the river flows parallel to its banks at v m/s. The girl aims to swim upstream at angle θ degree to the river bank so that her resultant velocity of 1 m/s is along AB, perpendicular to the ... 
mechanics
(b) A boat heads North at 2.4 ms1 across a river that flows East at 1.6 ms1. (6 marks each) (i) Calculate the resultant velocity of the boat. (ii) The river is 30 m wide. What is the displacement from the starting point when the boat reaches the far bank? 
trigonometry
A line AB, 125 feet long, is measured along the sraight bank of a river. A point C is on the opposite bank. Angles ABC and BAC are found to be 65° 40' and 54° 30' respectively. How wide is the river? 
physics
Noah wants to swim across a river 10 m wide, flowing from north to south. He swims so his velocity with respect to the river is 2 m/s due east, and the river moves at 4 m/s. How far downstream in m from his starting point will he reach the other side? 
physics
Noah wants to swim across a river 10 m wide, flowing from north to south. He swims so his velocity with respect to the river is 2 m/s due east, and the river moves at 4 m/s. How far downstream in m from his starting point will he reach the other side? 
trigonometry
From a mountain 1780 ft. high, the angle of depression of a point on the nearer shore of a river is 48deg40mins and of point directly across on the opposite side is 22deg20mins. What is the width of the river between the two points? 
phyics
An athlete in a competition needs to get from point A to another point B directly across from a river. He can swim in stationary water at a speed of 2.0 mi/h, and he can run at a speed of 5.0 mi/h. If the river does not flow, then to get from A to B he would certainly choose ... 
Calculus
A boat crosses a river and arrives at a point on the opposite bank directly across from its starting position. The boat travels at 4 m/s and the current is 2m/s. If the river is 600 m wide in what direction must the boat steer and how long will it take to cross? 
math
a boat crosses a river and arrives at a point on the opposite bank directly across from its starting position. The boat traveks at 4m/s and the current is 2m/s. If the river is 600 m wide in what direction must the boat steer and how long will it take to cross? 
Physics
A boat moving at 5 mi/h is to cross a river in which the current is flowing at 3 mi/h. In what direction should the boat head to reach a point on the other bank of the river directly opposite the starting point? 
KESHA
A surveyor must divert her path from point C by proceeding due south for 300 ft to point A. The surveyor determines that point B, which is due east of point C, is N49°E from point A. What is the distance from point C to point B? A. 350 ft B. 375 ft C. 360 ft D. 370 ft 
College Physics
An athlete in a competition needs to get from point A to another point B directly across from a river. He can swim in stationary water at a speed of 2.0 mi/h, and he can run at a speed of 5.0 mi/h. If the river does not flow, then to get from A to B he would certainly choose ... 
Physics
A boy wishes to row across a river in the shortest possible time. He can row at 2m/s in still water and the river is flowing at 1m/s. At what angle should he point th efront of his boat? The answer is 90 degrees but I don't understand how to solve the problem using the ... 
physics
Suppose a river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. Given that speed of motorboat relative to water is 4.2 m/s due east. (a) In what direction should the motorboat head to reach a point on the opposite bank directly east from your starting point? (b) What is the velocity ... 
Earth Science
My experiment was to measure the float of a tongue depressor down a river. The mins it took the tongue depressor to float from point A to B and the depth of the river on those days. The meter represnt how depth/wide that point of the river was on that day. This is the raw data... 
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1. To the north, Canada borders the (1 point) Atlantic Ocean. Pacific Ocean. Arctic Ocean. North Sea. 2. Volcanoes produced the Cascade Mountains of Washington and Oregon. What is the name of the peak that had a powerful eruption in 1980? (1 point) Mount McKinley Mount St. ... 
vectors components
plz answer my question a river is 2 km wide and flows at 4km/h. a motorboat has a speed of 10 km/h in still water and heads out from one bank. a marina is directly across the river, on the opposite bank. if the motorboat heads directly toward the marina, how far downstream ... 
CALC urgent please
A boat crosses a river and arrives at a point on the opposite bank directly across from its starting position. The boat travels at 4 m/s and the current is 2m/s. If the river is 600 m wide in what direction must the boat steer and how long will it take to cross? 
Physics
A river flows due south with a speed of 2.00 m/s. A man steers a motorboat across the river; his velocity relative to the water is 4.20 m/s due east. The river is 800 m wide. What is the magnitude of his velocity relative to the earth? got it....4.65 m/s What is the direction ... 
Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ... 
Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ... 
Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ... 
English
1. He is in the river. [For example, half of his body is in the water. Or he is swimming in the river. He may be enjoying scubdiving in the river.] 2. He is on the river. [He is rowing a boat on the river. He is floating down on a log on the river. He may be sitting on a boat... 
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A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ... 
Math
An oil refinery is located 1 km north of the north bank of a straight river that is 3 km wide. A pipeline is to be constructed from the refinery to storage tanks located on the south bank of the river 8 km east of the refinery. The cost of laying pipe is $500,000/km over land ... 
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A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ... 
physics
A river 400 m wide is flowing at a rate of 2.0 m/s. A boat is sailing at a velocity of 10 m/s with respect to the wate, in a direction perpendicular to the river. (a) Find the time taken by the boat to reach the opposite bank. (b) How far from the point directly opposite to ... 
Physics
A boat sets off perpendicular to the bank, to cross a river width of 250m. The speed of the boat in still water is 3.20ms1, however there is a current downstream at 1.20ms1, which puss the boat sideways. a) Find the resultant velocity of the boat. b) Find the total distance ... 
Trigonometry
While camping by the Merced River in Yosemite Valley, a group of friends were admiring a particular tree on the opposite bank. Maria claimed that the height of the tree could be determined from the group’s side of the river by the following method: • Measure a 50 meter ... 
Physics_Vectors
You can swim at a speed v relative to the water. You are swimming across a river which flows at a speed V relative to the shore. The river is straight and has a constant width. A. If you wish to swim directly across the river, in what direction should you swim relative to the ... 
Physics I
A person is attempting to swim directly across a river. They are able to swim at a speed of 0.500 m/s relative to the water. The river is 25.0 m wide and the person ends up 50.0 m downstream from their starting point. How fast is the current in the river? 
Pre Calc
From 2 points 400 yards apart on the bank of a straight river flowing due south, the bearings of a point on the opposite bank are 148 degrees and 28 degrees. How wide is the river? I am having a hard time understanding how this is set up. Help please? 
Science/Math
West Point lies on the west bank of the Hudson River in New York state, about 80 km from where the river enters the Atlantic Ocean. The elevation of West Point is 3 m. If sea level rises at a rate of 4 mm per year, how long will West Point remain above sea level? How can I ... 
math
From a mountain 1780 ft. high, the angle of depression of a point on the nearer shore of a river is 48 degrees 40 minutes and of a point directly across on the opposite side is 22 degrees 20 minutes. What is the width of the river between the two points? 
Physics
The captain of a boat wants to travel directly across a river that flows due east with a speed of 1.09 m/s. He starts from the south bank of the river and wants to reach the north bank by travelling straight across the river. The boat has a speed of 6.44 m/s with respect to ... 
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The captain of a boat wants to travel directly across a river that flows due east with a speed of 1.09 m/s. He starts from the south bank of the river and wants to reach the north bank by travelling straight across the river. The boat has a speed of 6.44 m/s with respect to ... 
Physic
A river 1.00 mile wide flows with a constant speed of 1.00 mi/h. A woman leaves from a point on the river bank. The woman rows a boat 1.00 mi directly upstream and returns to the starting point. Her speed in still water is 2.00 mi/h. The travel time for the woman is A) 2.00 h... 
physics
Trevor can row a boat at 3.00 mi/hr in still water. He needs to cross a river that is 1.20 miles wide with a current flowing at 1.60 mi/h. Not having his calculator ready, he guesses to go straight across, he should head 60.0 degrees upstream with respect to straight across. a... 
physics
A duck is swimming across a river. The duck can swim at maximum speed of 2m\s in still water. If the duck i swimming as hard as possible straight across a river that running at 4m\s, what is the duck's overall speed, relative to the goose sitting on the river bank? 
physics
A child, who is 45 m from the bank of a river is being carried downstream by the river's swift current of 1.0 m/s. As the child passes a lifeguard on the river's bank, the lifeguard starts swimming in a straight line until she reaches the child at a point downstream. If the ... 
Physics
A boat travelling at 30km/h relative to water is headed away from the bank of a river and downstream. The river is 1/2 km wide and flows at 6km/h. The boat arrives at the opposite bank in 1.25min. Calculate the component of the boat's velocity directed across the river. ... 
trig
Two oil Wells are 4 km and 6 km from the river. The points along the river are 8 km apart. Find the common loading point on the river. 
physics
A motor boat whose speed is 2.6 m/s in still water, needs to point upstream at an angle of 28.5 in order to travel straight across the river. Calculate the speed of the current and the resultant velocity of the boat across the river. 
Vector
A boy can swim with a speed of 26metre per minute in still water. Be wants to swim across a 150metere wide river from point A to point B directly opposite on the other side of the River.The river flows at 10metre per minute (a)if he always swims in the direction parallel toAB,... 
Physics
Rapids in rivers occur when the river narrows. Consider a simple river where the crosssection can be modeled as a rectangle 60 m wide and 2 m deep. If the speed of the river water at this point is 1 m/s, what would be the speed of the water in m/s at a point further down ... 
precal
to find the distance AB across a river, a distance BC= 309m is laid off on one side of the river. It is found that B= 105.4 degrees and C= 12.2 degrees. Find AB To find the distance AB across a river, a distance BC= 309m is laid off on one side of the river. It is found that /... 
Math
Two points A and B are on opposite sides of a building. A surveyor selects a third point C to place a transit Point C is 47 feet from point A and 64 feet from point B. The angle ACB is 56 degrees. How far apart are points A and B? 
Optimization
A hunter is at a point on a river bank. he wants to get his cabin, located 19 miles north and 8 miles west. He can travel 5 mph on the river bank and 2 mph on the rough rocky ground.how far upriver should he go in order to reach the cabin in the minimum amount of the time. 
Trigonometry
Surveying A surveyor wishes to find the distance across a swamp. The bearing from A to B (Segment AB is opposite side of triangle) is N 32° W. The surveyor walks 50 meters from A to C, and at the point C the bearing to B is N 68° W. (Segment AC is adjacent side of triangle... 
Physics
A student swims at 4m/s. She is swimming from west to east across a river that's is flowing 2.2m/s [S]. A) if the river is 100 m wide, what is the quickest time that she can swim the entire width? B) how far downstream will she be? C) if she decides to go directly across the ... 
Physics
Suppose at one point along the Nile River a ferryboat must travel straight across a 1.29mile stretch from west to east. At this location, the river flows from south to north with a speed of 2.58 m/s. The ferryboat has a motor that can move the boat forward at a constant speed...