A boat that travels at a speed of 6.75 m/s in still water is to go directly across a river and back, as shown in the figure below. The current flows at 0.50m/s At what angles must the boat be

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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

  2. math

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  3. Math (Trig.)

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    A boat’s speed in still water is 1.95m/s . The boat is to travel directly across a river whose current has speed 1.20m/s . Determine the speed of the boat with respect to the shore. Despite, I did it like taking the sqrt (1.95^2+1.20^2) is there

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  6. physics

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  7. Science

    A boat moves at a speed of 15 km/h in still water. The river it is traveling in flows at a rate of 3 km/h downstream. What is the velocity of the boat if it travels downstream? What is the velocity of the boat if it travels upstream?

  8. algebra

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  9. Intermediate Algebra Word Problem

    A river's current is 4mph. A boat travels 48 miles downstream in the same time it travels 24 miles upstream. Find the speed of the boat. A) What does the variable stand for? x stands for the speed of the boat. B) Write the equation. 24/x - 4 = 48/x + 4 C)

  10. Algebra

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  11. Math

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  12. 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

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  14. math

    A boat travels from one port A to port B, travelling 126 km, upstream (against the current) at a uniform speed, and the trip takes 6 hours. On the way back (downstream), the trip only takes 4.5 hours. Set up and solve a system of equations to find out the

  15. elem algebra

    the current in a stream moves at a speed of 10 mph. a boat travels 17 mi upstream and 17 mi downstream in a total time of 10 hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

  16. Math

    in still water, a speed boat travels 5 times faster than the current of the river. If the speed boat can travel 48 miles upstream and then back in 5 hours, find the rate of the current.

  17. math

    A boat needs to travel south at a speed of 20 km/h. However a constant current of 6 km/h is flowing from the south-east. Use vectors to find: a.the equivalent speed in still water for the boat to achieve the actual speed of 20 km/h. b the direction in

  18. physics

    A motorboat travels due north at a steady speed of 3.0 m/s through calm water in which there is no current. The boat then enters an area of water in which a steady current flows at 2.0 m/s in a southwest direction, as shown in the next picture. Both the

  19. Math

    How do you set this up? Solve the system using substitution: A boat travels 18 miles downstream in 1.5 hrs. It then takes the boat 3 hrs. to travel upstream the same distance. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current. Thanks

  20. math

    The speed of a stream is 6 mph. If a boat travels 52 miles downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 26 miles upstream, what is the speed of the boat in still water?

  21. algebra

    A river flows at the rate of 7km/hr. A patrol boat travels 46 km upriver and returns in a total time of 15hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

  22. mathematics

    a boat travels 12 km upstream and back in 1 hour and 45 min.if the speed of the current is 3 km/h throughout,find the speed of the boat in still water,giving your answer correct to 3 decimal place. NOTE:(Answer is 14.3 km/h,so can any one show me the

  23. Math

    A boat travels 45 miles upstream in 5h. The boat travels the same distance downstream in 3hr. What is the rate of the boat in still water? What is the rate of the current? (thank you)

  24. physics

    A power boat of mass 465 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the

  25. math

    Two fishing boats depart a harbor at the same time, one traveling east, the other south. The eastbound boat travels at a speed 1 mi/h faster than the southbound boat. After nine hours the boats are x = 45 mi apart. Find the speed of the southbound boat.

  26. Algebra 2

    A boat travels 60 km upstream and back again in 8 hours. If the speed of the boat is 16 km/h, what is the speed of the current?

  27. math

    a boat travels 10 miles upstream in 4 hours. the boat travels the same distance downstream in 2 hours. Determine the rate of boat in still water and the rate of the current? Downstream speed = b(still water) + c(current) Upstream speed = b - c upstream

  28. MATH

    A boat on a river travels 16 miles downstream in only 2 hours. It takes the same boat 7 hours to travel 28 miles upstream. What are the speed of the boat and the speed of the current?

  29. physics

    A power boat of mass 460 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume -- contrary to fact -- that the resistive force due to

  30. algebra

    A boat can travel 59 mph in still water. If it travels 325 miles with the current in the same length of time it travels 265 miles against the current, what is the speed of the current?

  31. physics

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  32. math

    A boat travels 8km upstream and back in 2 hours. If the current flows at a constant speed of 3km/h, Find the speed of the boat in still water.(when the boat goes upstream, it speed reduces by 3km/h, and when going downstream, its speed increases by 3 km/h)

  33. Intermediate Algebra

    The speed of a boat in still water is 29mph. if the boat travels 140mph downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 92miles upstream, find the speed of the stream.

  34. MATH

    In still water, a speed boat travels 5 times faster than the current of the river. If the speed boat can travel 48 miles upstream and 10 back in 5 hours, find the rate.

  35. 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?

  36. Maths B

    Abbey steers her boat in a North Easterly direction for 15 s, East for 6 s and then stops to avoid hitting a duck. If her boat travels at a constant speed of 10 m/min during this time, what is the distance and compass bearing of Abbey’s boat from the

  37. physics

    a boat that travels at a speed of 6.75 m/s in still water is to go directly across a river and back . the current flows at 0.50 m/s (a) at what angle(s) must the boat be steered. (b)How long does it take to make a round trip? (assume that the boats speed

  38. algebra

    A boat on a river travels downstream between two points, 70 mi apart, in one hour. The return trip against the current takes 2 1 2 hours. What is the boat's speed (in still water)

  39. Math

    in still water, a speed boat travels 5 times faster than the current of the river. If the speed boat can travel 48 miles upstream and then back in 5 hours, find the rate of the current.

  40. physics

    A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has

  41. Algebra

    The current of a river is 2 miles per hour. A boat travels to a point 24 miles upstream and back in 5 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

  42. math(algebra)

    a boat can travel at a speed of 15 kph in still water. the boat travels 40 km downstream in a river at the same time it takes to travel 25 km upstream. what is the speed of the river?

  43. Math

    The speed of the current is 7 mph. The boat travels three times slower against the current than with the current. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

  44. 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.

  45. Physics

    A power boat of mass 460 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 765 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the

  46. physics

    A boat crosses a river, which is 60 meters wide in 15 seconds. Upon crossing, the boat, which had headed straight across the river, ended up 20 meters downstream. A). What was the speed of the boat in still water? B). At what speed does the river flow? C).

  47. physics

    water flows in river 0.5km wide with speed 6km/hr. A boat can travel with speed 10km/hr in still water. In what direction should boat sail to reach opposite bank?

  48. Physics

    A power boat of mass 475 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 770 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume -- contrary to fact -- that the resistive force due to

  49. Physics

    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

  50. intermediate algebra

    A boat can travel 24 mph in still water. If it travels 186 miles with the current in the same length of time it travels 102 miles against the current, what is the speed of the current?

  51. Math

    Mr.Edgington travels 25 mph in his boat. To determine how far he travels he uses the equation d=25h, where is d in the total distance in miles and h is the number of hours he travels on his boat. Find the independent and dependent variable and the

  52. Physics

    A boat crosses a river of width 164 m in which the current has a uniform speed of 1.3 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 2.4 m/s

  53. physics

    A boat that travels at a speed of 6.75 m/s in still water is to go directly across a river and back, as shown in the figure below. The current flows at 0.50m/s At what angles must the boat be steered? How long does it take to make the round-trip? (Assume

  54. Math (urgent) hw due tommorow!

    The speed of a stream is 3 km/h. A boat travels 25 km upstream in the same time it takes to travel 35 km downstream. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

  55. math

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  56. math 0312

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  57. Maths

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  58. Physics

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  59. Algebra 1

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  60. algebra

    One boat travels 10 km/h faster than a another. While on boat travels 120 km, the other travels 155 km. Fine their speed.

  61. Algebra

    The speed of the current is 4kph. A boat travels 6km upstream in the same time it takes to travel 10km downstream. What is the spees of the boat in still water?

  62. Math

    A speed boat travels at a rate of 20 km per hour in still water. It travels 55 km upstream the same time it travels 90 km downstream. What is the rate of current?

  63. Trig

    A boat heads S 15 degrees E on a river that flows due west. the boat travels S 11 degrees W with a speed of 25 km per hour. Find the speed of the current and the speed of the still water. This is due tomorrow.

  64. physics

    A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has

  65. Algebra

    The current in a stream moves at a speed of 8mph. A boat travels 13 mph up stream and 13 mph downstream with a total time of 3 hrs. What is the speed of the boat is still water?

  66. math

    A boat travels 23 mph relative to the riverbank while going downstream and only 11 mph returning upstream. What is the boat's speed in still water?

  67. Algebra

    The speed of a boat in still water is 20 mph. It travels 24 mi upstream and 24 mi downstream in a total time of 10 hr. what is the speed if the current?

  68. math

    The speed of a boat in still water is 8 km/h. It travels 60 km upstream and 60 km downstream in a total time of 16 hours. What is the speed of the stream?

  69. Algebra

    A boat travels 28 km upstream in 7 hours. It travels 48 km downstream in 4 hours. Find the speed of the boat and the speed of the stream.

  70. Physics

    A power boat of mass 495 kg is cruising at a constant speed of 8.9 m/s. The propeller provides a drive force of 780 N. The driver of the boat shuts off the engine, and the boat coasts to a halt. Assume-contrary to fact-that the resistive force due to the

  71. math

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  72. Physics

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  73. physics 2

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  74. Algebra

    Solve One boat travels 10km/h faster than another. Which one boat travels 120 km, the other travels 155 km. Find their speeds.

  75. maths

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  76. Physics

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  77. word problem

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  78. Algebra

    The Gulf Stream is a warm ocean current that extends from the eastern side of the Gulf of Mexico up through the Florida Straits and along the southeastern coast of the United States to Cape Hatteras, Nort Carolina. A boat travels with the current 110 mi

  79. Algebra

    The Gulf Stream is a warm ocean current that extends from the eastern side of the Gulf of Mexico up through the Florida Straits and along the southeastern coast of the United States to Cape Hatteras, Nort Carolina. A boat travels with the current 110 mi

  80. Physics

    A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream by a current that has a speed of 2.35 km/hr. The child is 0.625 km from shore and 0.800 km upstream of a boat landing when a rescue boat sets out. If the boat proceeds at its maximum

  81. math

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  82. Physics

    A child in danger of drowning in a river is being carried downstream by a current that has a speed of 2.60km/h. The child is 0.565km from shore and 0.790km upstream of a boat landing when a rescue boat sets out. If the boat proceeds at its maximum speed of

  83. algebra-NOW PLEASE

    A boat is traveling in a river with a current that has a speed of 1.5 km/h. In one hour, the boat can travel twice the distance downstream as it can travel upstream. What is the boat's speed in still water?

  84. college math

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  85. Precalc

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  86. Algebra

    Miss Hapse is sailing a remote controlled model boat downstream in the Niagara river. She discovers that at full speed the model can cover 1128 feet in 2 minutes. Suddenly she realizes that the boat is only 240 feet from the falls! She turns it around and

  87. algebra

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  88. Algebra

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  89. Physics

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    A boat moves through the water of a river at 5 m/s relative to the water, regardless of the boat's direction. If the water in the river is flowing at 1.3 m/s, how long does it take the boat to make a round trip consisting of a 215 m displacement downstream

  91. math 116

    A Coast-Guard patrol boat travels 4 hr on a trip downstream with a 6-mph current. The return trip against the same current takes 5 hr. Find the speed of the boat in still water

  92. algebra

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  93. Math

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  94. Algebra

    Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still?

  95. science-physics

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  96. physical

    A 70-kg man and a 50-kg woman are in a 60-kg boat when its motor fails. The man dives into the water with a horizontal speed of 3m/s in order to swim ashore. If he changes his mind, can he swim back to the boat if his swimming speed is 1m/s? If not, can

  97. physical science

    A 70-kg man and a 50-kg woman are in a 60-kg boat when its motor fails. The man dives into the water with a horizontal speed of 3m/s in order to swim ashore. If he changes his mind, can he swim back to the boat if his swimming speed is 1m/s? If not, can

  98. Physical science

    A 70-kg man and a 50-kg woman are in a 60-kg boat when its’ motor fails. The man dives into the water with a horizontal speed of 3 m/s in order to swim ashore. If he changes his mind, can he swim back to the boat if his swimming speed is 1 m/s? If not,

  99. Physical science

    A 70-kg man and a 50-kg woman are in a 60-kg boat when its motor fails. The man dives into the water with a horizontal speed of 3m/s in order to swim ashore. If he changes his mind, can he swim back to the boat if his swimming speed is 1m/s? If not, can

  100. Physics

    A boat must cross a 260-m-wide river and arrive at a point 110 upstream from where it starts. To do so, the pilot must head the boat at a 45 degree upstream angle. THe current has speed 2.3 m/s. a) What is the speed of the boat in still water? b) How much

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