A swimmer who can swim at a speed of 0.8 m/s in still water heads directly across a river 86m wide. the swimmer lands at a position on the far bank 54m downstream from the starting point. determine:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) the speed of the current

b) velocity of swimmer relative to the shore

c) the direction of departure that would have taken the swimmer directly across river

so far i drew myself a picture and found the distance he covered and the time it took him. from there im just stuck, how do i find the speed of the current.

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