Problem: A boat can travel 2.30 m/s in still water.If the boat points its prow directly across a stream whose current is 1.60 m/s , what is the magnitude of the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?What will be the position of the boat, relative to its point of origin, after 7.00 s ? Assume that the positive x and y axes are directed downstream and away from the shore, respectively.What is the angle of the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

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A boat can travel 2.30 m/s in still water.

If the boat points its prow directly across a stream whose current is 1.60 m/s , what is the magnitude of the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

What will be the position of the boat, relative to its point of origin, after 7.00 s ? Assume that the positive x and y axes are directed downstream and away from the shore, respectively.

What is the angle of the velocity of the boat relative to the shore?

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