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Asked Jan 27, 2019

A motor boat traveling 5 m/s, east encounters a current traveling 2.5 m/s, west. what is the resultant velocity of the motor boat (the resultant of the first and second vector)?

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Step 1

The velocity vector of the motor boat vb is exactly opposite to the velocity vector of the water current vc. Therefore, the resultant velocity of the motor boat v is given by,

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Step 2

On Substituting t...

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