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A swimmer who can swim at a speed of 0.80m/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

a) the speed of the current

2. Relevant equations

Given :

speed of swimmer relative to water = 0.80 m/s

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not really sure how to approach this, since I've been given displacements and not velocities. How do I approach a question like this?

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# Homework Help: Relative velocities

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