A swimmer tries to go straight across a river that is 500m wide. The swimmer can swim at 1.5m/s. There is a current of .05m/s downstream. Calculate a) the actual velocity of the swimmer b) how long it will tale

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  1. physics

    At an amusement park, a swimmer uses a water slide to enter the main pool. If the swimmer starts at rest, slides without friction, and decends through a vertical height of 2.40 m, what is her speed at the bottom of the slide?

  2. Physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.44 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.44 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.21-km-wide river. However, the current is 0.840 m/s, and it carries the

  3. algebra 2!

    A swimmer is racing to the other side of the pool. The pool is 75 feet long. The swimmer travels 2.5 feet per second. Create a table, equation, and graph to represent the swimmer's distance to the other side of the pool with relation to time. When will the

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. physic

    a swimmer is capable of swimming at 1.4ms in still water how far downstream will he land if he sweams directy across a 180M wide river

  7. physics 11

    A swimmer swims perpendicular to the bank of a 20.0 m wide river at a velocity of 1.3 m/s. Suppose the river has a current of 2.7 m/s [W]. (a) How long does it take the swimmer to reach the other shore? (b) How far downstream does the swimmer land from his

  8. physics

    A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.95 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 150-m-wide river whose current is 0.65 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land?

  9. Calculus

    A swimmer wishes to swim directly across a river that has a current of 2.5m/s. He can swim 3.5m/s in a pool. Include a diagram. a. Calculate the heading that the swimmer must use in order to swim directly across a river relative to the bank. b. What is the

  10. 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

  11. Honors English 10A

    Can you please help me with these questions? After reading "The Olympic Swimmer," the reader can conclude that the speaker is most likely _____________. A. a competitive swimmer B. a participant in the Olympics C. a coach at the swim meet D. a dedicated

  12. Physics

    At what upstream angle must the swimmer aim, if she is to arrive at a point directly across the stream of a 42-m-wide river whose current is 0.50 m/s? A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.62m/s in still water.

  13. physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 2.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 29 laps in a swimming pool that is 23 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  14. Mathematics

    A swimmer would be able to swim across a 25- meter pool in about 1/5 of a minute. How fast can a top swimmer go ?

  15. physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 3 h, a swimmer makes exactly 30 laps in a swimming pool that is 30 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  16. 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

  17. PHYSICS

    At an amusement park, a swimmer uses a water slide to enter the main pool. The swimmer slides without friction, and descends through a vertical height of 2.98m. Find the swimmer's speed at the bottom of the slide if she starts with an initial speed of

  18. physics

    A swimmer is capable of swimming at 1.4m/s in still water. Calculate the following. i. How far downstream will he land if he swims directly across 180m wide river? ii. How long will it take him to the other side.

  19. swim

    A swimmer is capable of swimming 1.00 m/s in still water. If she aims her body directly across a 150-m-wide river whose current is 0.80 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land?

  20. Physics

    A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up?

  21. physics

    Consider the swimmer in the figure below. Suppose that his swimming speed relative to the water is 5.7 m/s, current = 2.2 m/s, and that the river is 10 m wide. How long will it take for him to cross the river?

  22. Tina's day school

    A swimmer is capable of swimming at 1.4ms-¹in still water. How far downstream will he land if he swims directly across a 180m wide river? And how far will it take him to reach the other side?

  23. physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.81 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.81 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.29-km-wide river. However, the current is 1.31 m/s, and it carries the

  24. physics

    Consider a swimmer who wants to swim directly across a river as shown in the figure below. If the speed of the current is 0.29 m/s and the swimmer's speed relative to the water is 0.64 m/s, how long will it take her to cross a river that is 14 m wide?

  25. Physics

    A swimmer crosses a river 300 yards wide by swimming at a constant velocity of 1 mile/hour perpendicular (that is, at right angles to) to the riverbank. The river is flowing at 3 miles per hour. What is the velocity (expressed in m/s) of the swimmer

  26. Physics

    A swimmer wants to cross a river, from point A to point B, as shown in the figure. The distance d1 (from A to C) is 200 m, the distance d2 (from C to B) is 132 m, and the speed of the current in the river is 1.0 m/s. Suppose that the swimmer's velocity

  27. physics

    A swimmer sets off from one bank. The velocity of the swimmer relative to the water is 1.2 m / s at 45° to the river banks, as shown in Fig. 1.1. In the space below, draw a scale diagram to determine the resultant velocity of the swimmer relative to the

  28. Physics

    At an amusement park, a swimmer uses a water slide to enter the main pool. The swimmer slides without friction, and descends through a vertical height of 2.89 m. Find the swimmer's speed at the bottom of the slide if she starts with an initial speed of

  29. Math

    At a local swim meet, the second place swimmer of the 100 m freestyle had a time of 9.33 sec. The first place swimmer’s time is as 1.32 sec faster than the second place swimmer. The third place swimmer’s time was 13.65 sec. What was the time for the

  30. 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

  31. physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.01 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.01 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 1.47-km-wide river. However, the current is 1.01 m/s, and it carries the

  32. Physics

    Suppose that the swimmer in the figure below has a swimming speed relative to the water of 0.45 m/s, while the speed of the current is 2.0 m/s. If it takes the swimmer 160 s to cross the river, how wide is the river?

  33. physics

    Suppose that the swimmer in the figure below has a swimming speed relative to the water of 0.44 m/s, while the speed of the current is 2.0 m/s. If it takes the swimmer 180 s to cross the river, how wide is the river?

  34. Physics (again, sorry)

    A swimmer maintains a speed of 0.15 m/s relative to the water when swimming directly toward the opposite shore of a straight river with a current that flows at 0.75 m/s. (a) How far downstream is the swimmer carried in 1.5 minutes? (b) What is the velocity

  35. physics

    If instead, the swimmer makes 30.5 laps in the same pool in 3 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed. -answer in km

  36. physics

    If instead, the swimmer makes 77.5 laps in the same pool in 1.5 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed.

  37. 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

  38. math

    A swimmer is swimming across a river that is exactly one mile wide, and the river current is 1.5 mph directly south. If the swimmer can swim through still water at 2.5 mph, and he swims east, perpendicular to the north-south bank, how far downstream will

  39. Physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 4.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 69 laps in a swimming pool that is 35 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  40. physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 1.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 77 laps in a swimming pool that is 27 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  41. Physics

    A swimmer can swim in still water at a speed of 9.31 m/s. He intends to swim directly across a river that has a downstream current of 4.35 m/s. a) How many degrees from straight across the river should he head? Let upstream be a positive angle. Answer in

  42. physics

    A swimmer swims in still water at a speed of 6.83 m/s. He intends to swim directly across a river that has a downstream current of 2.89 m/s. (a) What must the swimmer's direction be?

  43. physics

    A swimmer wants to cross a river, from point A to point B, as shown in the figure. The distance d1 (from A to C) is 200 m, the distance d2 (from C to B) is 180 m, and the speed of the current in the river is 1.0 m/s. Suppose that the swimmer's velocity

  44. physics - 2d vector question

    A swimmer travels in a northerly direction across a 500 m wide lake. Once across, the swimmer notices that she is 150 m east of her original starting position. Determine the distance traveled and displacement.

  45. science(physics)

    The stream of a river is flowing with velocity 1 km/h.What should be the direction of a swimmer to cross the river straight if he can swim at the rate of 2 km/h in still water.

  46. Physics

    A 56 kg swimmer jumps off a 15 m tower. Find the swimmer's velocity when hitting the water. The swimmer comes to a stop 2 m below the surface. Find the net force exerted by the water.

  47. Science

    Please help A swimmer that pushes the water back with feet and arms What will happen to the movement of the swimmer as they push the water back? If the swimmer exerts 5 n of force on the water how much force does the water exert back on swimmer?

  48. Science

    A swimmer that pushes the water back with feet and arms what is the reaction force? What is the action force? What will happen to the movement of the swimmer as they push the water back? If the swimmer exerts 5 n of force on the water how much force does

  49. Physics

    A swimmer tries to go straight across a river that is 500m wide. The swimmer can swim at 1.5m/s. There is a current of .05m/s downstream. Calculate a) the actual velocity of the swimmer b) how long it will tale to reach the far shore c) how far donstream

  50. Physics - urgent!!!

    A swimmer tries to go straight across a river that is 500m wide. The swimmer can swim at 1.5m/s. There is a current of .05m/s downstream. Calculate a) the actual velocity of the swimmer b) how long it will tale to reach the far shore c) how far donstream

  51. PHYSICS

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.24 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.24 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.24-km-wide river. However, the current is 0.553 m/s, and it carries the

  52. science-physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.97 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.97 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.77-km-wide river. However, the current is 1.13 m/s, and it carries the

  53. physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.18 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.18 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.16-km-wide river. However, the current is 1.19 m/s, and it carries the

  54. physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 1.3 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 1.3 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.2-km-wide river. However, the current is 0.91 m/s, and it carries the swimmer

  55. Physics

    3 swimmers cross a river with a downstream current. Swimmer A swims straight across and ends up down the river. Swimmer B swims against the current, and reaches the shore directly across from the starting point. Swimmer C swims with the current, landing

  56. Physics

    Suppose that the swimmer in the figure below has a swimming speed relative to the water of 0.40 m/s, while the speed of the current is 2.2 m/s. If it takes the swimmer 200 s to cross the river, how wide is the river

  57. Physics

    Consider a swimmer who wants to swim directly across a river. If the speed of the current is 0.31 m/s and the swimmer's speed relative to the water is 0.57 m/s, how long will it take her to cross a river that is 13 m wide?

  58. Physics

    A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 0.8 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 0.8 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.5 km wide river. However, the current is 0.91 m/s, and it carries the swimmer

  59. 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

  60. physics

    A swimmer can swim 3 mph in still water. She decides to swim perpendicular to the river current which is 3 mph. If the river is 19.89 miles wide, it will take the swimmer ___ hours to cross the river.

  61. physics

    if u have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means from one end to the other and back. In 3.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 60 laps in the pool, that is 40 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of the swimmer, the

  62. Physics

    If instead, the swimmer makes 93.5 laps in the same pool in 4 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed.

  63. physics

    If instead, the swimmer makes 30.5 laps in the same pool in 3 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed. pool is 30 m long please answer in km

  64. physics

    If instead, the swimmer makes 30.5 laps in the same pool in 3 h, determine the total distance the swimmer traveled, the swimmer's total displacement, the swimmer's average velocity, and the swimmer's average speed. pool is 30 m long please answer in km

  65. GTCC

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 4 h, a swimmer makes exactly 93 laps in a swimming pool that is 50 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  66. physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 3.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 86 laps in a swimming pool that is 43 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  67. guilford tech

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 2.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 26 laps in a swimming pool that is 37 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  68. math

    A swimmer going downstream takes 1hour, 20 minutes to travel a certain distance. If takes the swimmer 4 hours to make to return trip against the current. If the river flows at the rate of 1.5mph. Find the rate of the swimmer in still water and the distance

  69. Physics

    A swimmer can swim at 3.9m/s in still water. What will the swimmer's speed be (relative to the shore) if he crosses a river that is flowing at 5.1m/s?

  70. math

    please help me to solve this problem A swimmer going downstream takes 1hour,20minutes to travel a certain distance. It takes the swimmer 4hours to make the return trip against the current. If the river flows at the rate of 1.5mph. Find the rate of the

  71. Algebra 2

    The following polynomial function models the speed of a swimmer doing the breast stroke during one complete stroke, where t is the number of seconds since the start of the stroke. S= -241t^7 + 1062t^6 -1871t^5 +1647t^4 - 737t^3 + 144t^2 -2.432t A) At what

  72. Math

    a man can swim with a speed of 4 km per hr in still water. How long does he take to cross a river 1 km wide if the river flows steadily at 3 km per hr and he makes his strokes normal to the river current? How far down the river does he go when he reaches

  73. 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

  74. physics

    A swimmer can swim 1.7 mph in still water. She decides to swim upsteam against the current which is 0.7 mph. It will take the swimmer ___ hours to travel 8 miles as measured by a person standing on the river bank.

  75. physics

    A swimmer can swim 1.7 mph in still water. She decides to swim upsteam against the current which is 0.7 mph. It will take the swimmer ___ hours to travel 8 miles as measured by a person standing on the river bank.

  76. Science

    A swimmer that pushes the water back with feet and arms 1. What will happen to the movement of the swimmer as they push the water back? 2. If the swimmer exerts 5 n of force on the water how much force does the water exert back on swimmer? Please help

  77. Physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 1.5 h, a swimmer makes exactly 83 laps in a swimming pool that is 27 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  78. math

    Two simmers are swimming in a lake. Swimmer A starts swimming at a speed of 1m/sec towards the shore from a distance of 30 m. Swimmer B starts swimming towards the shore from 10m behind swimmer A but he swims at 1.5m/sec. Which swimmer will arrive at the

  79. Mathematics

    At a local swim meet , the second place swimmer of the 100 m freestyle had a time of 9.33 sec , the first place swimmer's time was 1.32 sec faster than the second place swimmer ,the third place swimmer was 13.35 sec what was the difference in time between

  80. math

    At a local swim meet , the second place swimmer of the 100 m freestyle had a time of 9.33 sec , the first place swimmer's time was 1.32 sec faster than the second place swimmer ,the third place swimmer was 13.35 sec

  81. physics

    A swimmer can swim in still water at a speed of 9.47 m/s. He intends to swim directly across a river that has a downstream current of 4.24 m/s. a) How many degrees from straight across the river should he head? Let upstream be a positive angle. Answer in

  82. Physics

    If you have swam one lap in a swimming pool, that means you have swam from one end to the other and back. In 2 h, a swimmer makes exactly 58 laps in a swimming pool that is 47 m long. Determine the distance the swimmer traveled, the total displacement of

  83. physics

    A swimmer is capable of swimming at 1.4m/s in still water. Calculate the following. i. How far downstream will he land if he swims directly across 180m wide river? ii. How long will it take him to the other side.

  84. physics

    6. A swimmer is capable of swimming at 12 m/s in still water. If she swims directly across a 180m wide river whose current is 0.85 m/s. i. How far downstream will she land? ii. How long will it take her to reach the other side?

  85. Physics

    A river has a current of 4 m/s south with respect to the shore. A swimmer is swimming in the river (which is redundant). a. If the swimmer is swimming 2 m/s north with respect to the water, what is his velocity relative to the shore? b. If the swimmer is

  86. algebra

    From an elevation of 0.5 m below the surface of the water, a swimmer dives at a rate of 0.25 m/s. What is the depth of the swimmer after 4 minutes? A. -60.5 m B. 60.5 m C. -1.5 m D. 1.5 m

  87. mathematics

    From an elevation of 0.5 m below the surface of the water, a swimmer dives at a rate of 0.25 m/s. What is the depth of the swimmer after 4 minutes?

  88. Maths

    In a swimming race, you find that a swimmer can swim downstream (with the current) in a river, 2 miles in 40 minutes, & upstream (against the current) 2 miles in 60 minutes. How long would it take the swimmer to swim a mile in still water?

  89. Physics

    A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.5 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.4 m/s. It takes her 20.6 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up?

  90. 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

  91. college physics

    A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up?

  92. college physics

    A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up?

  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 swimmer point directly to the North Shore of a 20.0 m wide river that has a current of 2.7 m/s [W]. If she can swim at 1.3 m/s in water; A. Draw an appropriate diagram for the question B. How long does it take her to cross? C. How far downstream does she

  95. physics

    Hey thanks for the help: I have another question: A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.30 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 75 m-wide river whose current is 0.55 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point)

  96. pre-calc

    a lifeguard sits on the lifeguard stand that is about eight feet high.he suddenly notices that a swimmer is struggling in the water.the angle between the base of the lifeguard stand and the swimmer is about 102 degree,and the straight line distance between

  97. Math

    A swimmer wants to swim at a speed of 3 m/s north across a river flowing at 0.8m/s,east. What is the actual direction and quantity of the swimmer's motion? ((I have no idea where to even start))

  98. 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?

  99. 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.

  100. science

    why does an underwater swimmer hears an approaching motorboat before a swimmer on the surface does?

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