A river flows with a uniform velocity v. A person in a motorboat travels 1.13 km upstream, at which time a log is seen floating by. The person continues to travel upstream for 68.4 min at the same speed and then returns downstream to the starting point, where the same log is seen again. Find the flow velocity of the river. Assume the speed of the boat with respect to the water is constant throughout the entire trip. (Hint: The time of travel of the boat after it meets the log equals the time of travel of the log.) Answer in units of m/s(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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