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

This is a pretty challenging question... if someone could solve it and confirm my answer I would appreciate it.

The survivor of a shipwreck lands on an island which is 3000 m from a vertical cliff.

He sees a ship anchored between the island and the cliff.A blast from the ship's horn is heard twice with a time lapse of 4 seconds.Calculate the distance s of the ship from the island.(Assume that the speed of sound is 330 m/s )

2. Relevant equations

v=d/t

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm getting 840 m.... if someone has a difference answer please let me know how you did it.

And try to make it as simple as possible.. just a HS question

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# Homework Help: Calculate the distance of the ship from the island

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