Constants Part A A river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. A man steers a motorboat across the river. The river is 800 m wide In which direction should the motorboat head in order to reach a point on the opposite bank directly east from the starting point? (The boat's speed relative to the water is 4.2 m/s.) Express your answer using two significant figures. o north of east Submit Request Answer Part B What is the velocity of the boat relative to the earth? Express your answer using two significant figures m/s Submit Request Answer Part C How much time is required to cross the river? Submit Request Answer

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Constants
Part A
A river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. A man steers a motorboat
across the river. The river is 800 m wide
In which direction should the motorboat head in order to reach a point on the opposite bank directly east from the starting point? (The boat's speed relative to the water is 4.2 m/s.)
Express your answer using two significant figures.
o north of east
Submit
Request Answer
Part B
What is the velocity of the boat relative to the earth?
Express your answer using two significant figures
m/s
Submit
Request Answer
Part C
How much time is required to cross the river?
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Transcribed Image Text:Constants Part A A river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. A man steers a motorboat across the river. The river is 800 m wide In which direction should the motorboat head in order to reach a point on the opposite bank directly east from the starting point? (The boat's speed relative to the water is 4.2 m/s.) Express your answer using two significant figures. o north of east Submit Request Answer Part B What is the velocity of the boat relative to the earth? Express your answer using two significant figures m/s Submit Request Answer Part C How much time is required to cross the river? Submit Request Answer
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