# Question: You are in a fast powerboat that is capable of

You are in a fast powerboat that is capable of a sustained steady speed of 20.0 m/s in still water. On a swift, straight section of a river you travel parallel to the bank of the river. You note that you take 15.0 s to go between two trees on the riverbank that are 400 m apart.

(a) (1) Are you traveling with the current, (2) are you traveling against the current, or (3) is there no current?

(b) If there is a current [reasoned in part (a)], determine its speed.

(a) (1) Are you traveling with the current, (2) are you traveling against the current, or (3) is there no current?

(b) If there is a current [reasoned in part (a)], determine its speed.

## Relevant Questions

An observer by the side of a straight, level, north-south road watches a car (A) Moving south at a rate of 75 km/h. A driver in another car (B) Going north at 50 km/h also observes car A. (a) What is car A’s velocity as ...A football is kicked off the flat ground at 25.0 m/s at an angle of 30o relative to the ground. (a) Determine the total time it is in the air. (b) Find the angle of its velocity with respect to the ground after it has been ...In Exercise 36, what if the elevator is accelerating down at 2.00 m/s? In exercise A 75.0-kg person is standing on a scale in an elevator. What is the reading of the scale in newtons if the elevator is (a) An Olympic skier coasts down a slope with an angle of inclination of 37o. Neglecting friction, there is (are) (1), one, (2) two, (3) three force(s) acting on the skier. (b) What is the acceleration of the skier? (c) If ...At the end of most landing runways in airports, an extension of the runway is constructed using a special substance called formcrete. Formcrete can support the weight of cars, but crumbles under the weight of air-planes to ...Post your question