A boat is rowed directly upriver at a speed of 2.2 m/s relative to the water. Viewers on the shore find that it is moving at only 0.4 m/s relative to the shore (heading upriver). What is the speed of the river?

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Physics

A boat is rowed directly upriver at a speed of 2.4 m/s relative to the water. Viewers on the shore see that the boat is moving at only 0.6 m/s relative to the shore (heading upriver). What is the speed of the river?

Physics

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A boat crosses a river of width 113 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 0.933 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direction in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 2.58 m/s relative to the ...

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Physics

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Physics

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A boat moving at 15 km/h relative to water is crossing a river 1.5 km wide. The river flows at 5.0 km/h a) if the boat heads directly for the opposite shore, how long will the trip take? b)Where will the boat arrive on the opposite shore? c)If the boat is to reach a point ...

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A boat, which can travel 2.30m/s in still water is in a stream with a current moving at 1.20m/s. if the boat is pointed directly across the stream, determine the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

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A boat can travel 2.60 m/s in still water.If the boat points its prow directly across a stream whose current is 1.10 m/s, what is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the boat relative to the shore? What will be the position of the boat, relative to its point of origin, ...

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Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...

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physics

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physics

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A boat moving at 8.9 km/hr relative to the water is crossing a river 4.6 km wide in which the current is flowing at 2.4 km/hr. At what angle upstream should the boat head to reach a point on the other shore directly opposite the starting point?

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A boat can travel 2.85 m/s in still water. If the boat points its bow directly across stream whose current is .95 m/s, what is the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

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You row a boat, perpendicular to the shore of a river that flows at 3.0 m/s. The velocity of your boat is 4.0 m/s relative to the water. a. What is the velocity of your boat relative to the shore? b. What is the component of your velocity parallel to the shore? Perpendicular ...

Physics

A river is flowing 4.0 m/s to the east. A boater on the south shore plans to reach a dock on the north shore 30.0 Degrees downriver by heading directly across the river. What should be the boat's speed relative to the water?

Physics

A river is flowing 4.0 m/s to the east. A boater on the south shore plans to reach a dock on the north shore 30.0 Degrees downriver by heading directly across the river. What should be the boat's speed relative to the water?

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Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...

Physics

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...

physics

Two canoeists in identical canoes exert the same effort paddling and hence maintain the same speed relative to the water. One paddles directly upstream (and moves upstream), whereas the other paddles directly downstream. With downstream as the positive direction, an observer ...

physics

(b) The current in a river flows at 1.51 ms-1 relative to the shore. A swimmer with a velocity of 3.76 ms-1 relative to the water wishes to swim directly across the river. At what angle to the shore should the swimmer head in order to arrive directly opposite on the other bank...

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The velocity of a boat with respect to the shore is 2 meters/second. The velocity of the water with respect to the shore is 1 meter/second. What is the distance traveled by boat after 3 minutes if the boat is traveling in the opposite direction of the water? (Hint: Find the ...

physics

The velocity of a boat with respect to the shore is 2 meters/second. The velocity of the water with respect to the shore is 1 meter/second. What is the distance traveled by boat after 3 minutes if the boat is traveling in the opposite direction of the water? (Hint: Find the ...

Physics

A boat is to be used to cross a river of width w that is flowing with a speed v. The boat travels with a constant speed 2v relative to water. At what angle should the boat be directed in order to arrive at a point directly across from its starting point? (draw a diagram ...

Physics

A river flows due East at 0.979 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the South shore to the North shore by maintaining a constant ve- locity of 12.8 m/s due North relative to the water. The river is 306 m wide. What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore? Answer in units ...

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Hi!Question: A river flows due east at 1.70m/s.A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 8.0m/s due north relative to the water. A.What is the velocity of the boat relative to shore?___m/s and ___degree(north of east...

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A boat moving at 9.5 km/hr relative to the water is crossing a river 3.9 km wide in which the current is flowing at 4.9 km/hr. At what angle upstream should the boat head to reach a point on the other shore directly opposite the starting point? (Assume 0 degrees is straight ...

Physics

You row a boat perpendicular to the shore of a river that flows at 2.5 m/s. The velocity of your boat is 4.5 m/s relative to the water. (a) What is the velocity of your boat relative to the shore? (b) What is the component of your velocity parallel to the shore? (c) What is ...

physics

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physics

A boat crosses a river of width 174 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 1.13 m/s. The pilot maintains a bearing (i.e., the direc- tion in which the boat points) perpendicular to the river and a throttle setting to give a constant speed of 0.96 m/s relative to the wa...

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a boat heading due north crosses a wide river with speed of 12km/h relative to the water the water in the river has a uniform speed of 5 km/h due east relative to the earth.determine the velocity of the boat relative to an observer standing on either bank and the direction of ...

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...

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physics

A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?

physics

A man in a boat moving at constant speed of 60km/h relative to the shore throws an object in the forward direction with a speed of 30km/h. What is the speed of the object as measured by an observer at rest at the shore?

physics

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.7 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.4° upstream on a river flowing at 13.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 25.9 m wide.

physics

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.7 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.4° upstream on a river flowing at 13.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 25.9 m wide.

physics

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 6.9 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 25.0° upstream on a river flowing at 15.1 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.5 m wide.

physics

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 4.5 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 25.1¡ã upstream on a river flowing at 12.8 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.2 m wide.

physics

You are riding in a boat whose speed relative to the water is 7.4 m/s. The boat points at an angle of 24.8° upstream on a river flowing at 15.2 m/s. Find the time it takes for the boat to reach the opposite shore if the river is 26.1 m wide.

physics

(a) The current in a river flows at 1.35 ms-1 relative to an observer on the shore. A swimmer with a velocity of 3.12 ms-1 relative to the water swims directly upstream. What is the velocity of the swimmer relative to an observer on the shore? i used v=v water + v swimmer -1....

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physics

Search: On a pleasure cruise a boat is traveling relative to the water at a speed of 5.4 m/s due south. Relative to the boat, a passenger walks toward the back of the boat at a speed of 1.4 m/s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the passenger's velocity relative to ...

physics

On a pleasure cruise a boat is traveling relative to the water at a speed of 4.8 m/s due south. Relative to the boat, a passenger walks toward the back of the boat at a speed of 1.3 m/s. (a) What is the magnitude and direction of the passenger's velocity relative to the water...

Mechanics

A boat has a speed of 15ms-1 in still water. It is used to cross a river 500m wide along which there is a strong current of 0.9ms-1. The boat is being directed to the opposite bank, but is carried downstream. Calculate: a) The boat velocity relative to the bank b) The distance...

Science

A boat has a speed of 15ms-1 in still water. It is used to cross a river 500m wide along which there is a strong current of 0.9ms-1. The boat is being directed to the opposite bank, but is carried downstream. Calculate: a) The boat velocity relative to the bank b) The distance...

Physics

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Physics

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physics

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Physics_Vectors

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Physics

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physics

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science

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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

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A person rowed her boat upstream a distance of 45 mi and then rowed back to the starting point. The total time of the trip was 14 hours. If the rate of the current was 2 ​mph, find the average speed of the boat in still water.

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Physics

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Physics

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physics

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physics

A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A boat with a speed of 8.0 m/s relative to the water leaves the south bank pointed in a direction west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat’s velocity relative to the ground? (c) ...

science

A 200-m-wide river flows due east at a uniform speed of 2.0 m/s. A boat with a speed of 8.0 m/s relative to the water leaves the south bank pointed in a direction west of north. What are the (a) magnitude and (b) direction of the boat’s velocity relative to the ground? (c) ...

Physics - Relative velocity

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physics

a boat heads directly across a river with a speed through the water 8m/s. the river current is 2m/s a. what is the magnitude and direction of the boat velocity relative to the earth? b.when the boat reaches the other bank, how far will it be?

physics

A boat’s speed in still water is 1.80 m/s . The boat is to travel directly across a river whose current has speed 1.20 m/s . Determine the speed of the boat with respect to the shore.

Physics

An airplane has a velocity of 580 km/h relative to the moving air. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 92 km/h relative to earth. The airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to earth. Find the speed of the airplane to relative to earth (answer...

Physics

a boat crosses a 2 km wide river by starting out at the south shore and heading directly for the north shore if the river flows at 0.8 m/s and the boat can go at 1.4 m/s in still water, where on the opposite shore will the boat land?

Physics

a boat crosses a 2 km wide river by starting out at the south shore and heading directly for the north shore if the river flows at 0.8 m/s and the boat can go at 1.4 m/s in still water, where on the opposite shore will the boat land?

Physics

an airplane has a velocity of 499 km/h relative to the moving air. at the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 87 km/h relative to the earth. the airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to the earth. find speed of airplane to relative to earth.

physics

A ferryboat is traveling north with a speed of 5.50 m/s relative to the water. A passenger is walking with a velocity of 2.50 m/s due east relative to the boat. What is the velocity (magnitude only) of the passenger with respect to the water?

Physics

A river flows at 6min/s and a boat can move at 4min/s relative to the water.If the boat heads perpendicular to the bank find the velocity relative to the ground.

Physics

A river flows due east at 1.42 m/s. A boat crosses the river from the south shore to the north shore by maintaining a constant velocity of 11.9 m/s due north relative to the water. If the river is 389 m wide, how far downstream is the boat when it reaches the north shore?

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 ...

Physics

A motorboat travels at a speed of 40 km/h relative to the surface of the water. If it travels upstream against a current of 12 km/h what is the boats speed relative to the shore?

Physics

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physics

You are riding on a jet ski at an angle upstream on a river flowing with a speed of 2.8 m/s. Suppose the jet ski is moving at a speed of 18 m/s relative to the water. (a) At what angle must you point the jet ski if your velocity relative to the ground is to be perpendicular to...

physics

Draw a diagram to scale showing the direction in which a man must row across a river in order to reach a point directly opposite, if he rows 3 mile/hr while the speed of current is 2 mile/hr. My ans- with angle of 33' with straight line he wants to travel. And V=3.6 mile/hr. ...

Math: Calculus - Vectors

A boat travels at a speed of 5 m/s in still water. The boat moves directly across a river that is 70m wide. The water in the river flows at a speed of 2 m/s. How long does it take the boat to cross the river? In what direction is the boat headed when it starts the crossing. ...

Physics-Mechaincs

A rowboat crosses a river with a velocity of 1.01 m/s at an angle 30◦ North of West relative to the water. Water’s frame of reference: speed of boat: 1.01 m/s direction from current: 30◦ The river is 322mwide and carries a current of 1.63 m/s due East. Shore’s ...

physics

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Physics

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore? A.8 km/h B.25 km/h C.30.4 km/h D.32.8 km/h

Physics

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore? 8 km/h 25 km/h 30.4 km/h 32.8 km/h

physics

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?

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ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?

physics

A ferryboat traveling at a speed of 30 km/h attempts to cross a river with a current of 5 km/h. What is the boat's speed relative to the shore?

Physics

A boat is rowed due North at 7.0 km/h directly across a river that flows due East at 4.0 km/h. Find the boat's resultant speed.

physics - relative motion

A ferryboat, whose speed in still water is 4.00m/s, must cross a river whose current is 3.00m/s. The river runs from west to east and is 128m wide. The boat is pointed north. a) If the boat does not compensate for the flow of the river water and allows itself to be pushed off ...

Physical Science

1.Instantaneous speed is measured B. when the object reaches its destination. C. at a particular instant. D. over the duration of the trip. 2. A ball is rolled uphill a distance of 5 meters before it slows, stops, and begins to roll back. The ball rolls downhill 9 meters ...

Physics

A motorboat whose speed in still water is 2.91 m/s must aim upstream at an angle of 30.0 degrees (with respect to a line perpendicular to the shore) in order to travel directly across the stream. - What is the speed of the current? - What is the resultant speed of the boat ...

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