I've begun by drawing out the diagram. Since they want the tension in the 5m rope, I've broken it down into two vectors. I want to use T = mg + ma, but I don't think that's right because I don't have acceleration. Is there another formula I can use instead? Thanks!
Hi! I have a physics question I need help with.
Bob can swim at 4 m/s in still water. He wishes to swim across a river 200 m wide to a point directly opposite from where he is standing. The river flows westward at 2.5 m/s and he is standing on the South bank of the river.
a. What is the speed...