(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

I have two questions but I need help with the second.

1. A boat can travel at 3.0ms^{-2}in still water and wishes to travel directly across a river with a current of 1.0ms^{-1}. What direction upstream does the boat need to be steered.

I got the answer - the boat goes at an 18^{[tex]\circ[/tex]}and at an direction which I dont know.

2. If the boat in question 4 heads directly across the river which is 1.0km wide how far downstream will it reach the opposite bank?

2. Relevant equations

Just Vectors.

3. The attempt at a solution

Well I attempted it.

I had a triangle with the 1.0km across another side.

I didn't really get that far.

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Boat vector physics problem

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