1. trigonometry

    . 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. physics

    A 410-m-wide 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
  6. 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
  7. physics

    A 400.0-m-wide 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
  8. Physics

    A 400.0-m-wide 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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?
  15. 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
  16. 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?
  17. 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
  18. 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,
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. Math

    How do I draw the following problem so I have something to refer to when answering a) and b)? A river is 2 km wide and flows at 6 km/h. A motor boat that has a speed of 20 km/h in still water heads out from one bank perpendicular to the current. A marina
  27. 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)
  28. 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?
  29. Physics

    A small boat is crossing a river which flows at 10km.h. The driver of the boat keeps it heading directly (at 90) away from the bank at a speed of 24 km/h relative to the water. The river is 0.5 km wide. I calculated the speed of the boat relative to land -
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Vectors

    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 from
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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,
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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.
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. Geometry

    The distance between two docks on opposite sides of a river is 90 meters. The angle formed by the river bank and the line between the docks is 53°. What is the width of the river? Round your answer to the nearest meter and show your work.
  52. 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
  53. 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: •
  54. 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
  55. math

    a boy travels in a boat at an angle of 20 degrees to the river bank.if he travels 200m before reaching the opposite bank,calculate the width of the river
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. 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?
  59. 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?
  60. Math Help Please

    An oil refinery is located on the north bank of a straight river that is 2 km wide. A pipeline is to be constructed from the refinery to storage tanks located on the south bank of the river 6 km east of the refinery. The cost of laying pipe is $400,000 per
  61. Math

    I'm doing Similarities in class and have no idea how this question works. Any explanations as to how to do this question would be great. Here it is: Here is a way to find (roughly) the width of a river without crossing it. Place a stake B on one bank
  62. Calc

    An oil refinery is located on the north bank of a straight river that is 2 km wide. A pipeline is to be constructed from the refinery to storage tanks located on the south bank of the river 3 km east of the refinery. The cost of laying pipe is $300,000 per
  63. Physics

    A man can swim in still water at a speed of 3km/hr.He wants to cross the river that flows at 2km/hr and reach the point directly opposite to his starting Point.find the angle if his body makes with the river flow.
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Physics

    Suppose at one point along the Nile River a ferryboat must travel straight across a 1.29-mile 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
  67. 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
  68. 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
  69. Physics

    A boat travelling at 30km/hr 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/hr. The boat arrives at the opposite bank in 1.24 min. I calculated the perpendicular component of the boat
  70. 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
  71. 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
  72. Physics

    A boat moving at 40 km/h is crossing a river in which the current is flowing at 10 km/h. In what direction should the boat head if it is to reach a point on the other side of the river directly opposite its starting point?
  73. physics

    A boat moving at 13 mi/hr is crossing a river in which the current flowing at 6 mi/hr.ln what direction should the boat head if it is to reach a point on other side of the river directly opposite its starting point. Please help me I really don't know what
  74. Physics

    A man can swim at a speed of 3km/hr in still water. He wants to cross a 500m wide river flowing at 2km/hr. He keeps himself always at an angle of 120¡ãwith the water flow while swimming. Find (A) The time he takes to cross the river (B) The point on the
  75. 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 ?
  76. Physics

    A boat is to be driven from a point on the South bank of a river which flows West-to-East to a destination on the North Bank. The destination is in a direction of N60E from the starting point. The river is 0.2 km wide. The driver of the boat finds that in
  77. 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,
  78. maths

    a river is 60 metre wide . a tree of unknown height is one bank.the angle of elevation of the top of the tree from the point exactly opposite to the tree , on the other bank is 30°. find the height of the tree
  79. 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
  80. physics

    Two people take identical jet skis across a river, traveling at the same speed relative to the water. Jet ski A heads directly across the river and is carried downstream by the current before reaching the opposite shore. Jet ski B travels in a direction
  81. math :(

    An observer stands on the edge of a 375 m high cliff. Below him is a river. He estimates that the angle of depression to the near bank of the river is 80° and the angle of depression to the far bank is 60°. Find the width of the river to the nearest
  82. 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
  83. physics

    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
  84. Physics

    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
  85. 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
  86. 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
  87. math

    A ferry boat operator is required to drive directly to the opposite side of the river (starting at south side of river is A and the north side of river is B where boat will end up) but does not know where to point the nose of the boat. The river is flowing
  88. 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 3.20ms-1, however there is a current downstream at 1.20ms-1, which puss the boat sideways. a) Find the resultant velocity of the boat. b)
  89. 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
  90. Need Help 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
  91. 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?
  92. 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.
  93. 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
  94. 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
  95. 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
  96. 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
  97. 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
  98. Math

    A women launches a boat from one shore of a straight river and wants to land at the point directly on the opposite shore. IF the speed of the boat is 10 mi/h and the river is flowing east at the rate of 5 mi/h, in what direction should she head the boat in
  99. 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?
  100. physics

    A boy travels in a boat at angle of 30 degrees to the river bank.if he travels 250m before reaching the opposite,calculate the width of the river