A straight river flows east at a speed of 8 mi/h. A boater starts at the south shore of the river and wants to arrive at a point on the north shore of the river directly opposite the starting point. The motorboat has a speed of 16 mi/h relative to the water. In what direction should the boat be headed?

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A straight river flows east at a speed of 8 mi/h. A boater starts at the south shore of the river and wants to arrive at a point on the north shore of the river directly opposite the starting point. The motorboat has a speed of 16 mi/h relative to the water. In what direction should the boat be headed?

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Let the boater starts from A. And he wants to go to B. ...

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