Problem: What is the resultant velocity vector when you add your swimming velocity and the velocity of a river current? Give the x and y components in meters per second separated by a comma.v(x,y)current = 0.00 m/s, - 1.00 m/sv(x,y)swimming = 1.00 m/s, 0.00 m/s

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v = vcurrent + vswiming 

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What is the resultant velocity vector when you add your swimming velocity and the velocity of a river current? Give the x and y components in meters per second separated by a comma.

v(x,y)current = 0.00 m/s, - 1.00 m/s

v(x,y)swimming = 1.00 m/s, 0.00 m/s

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