# A rower wants to row her kayak across a channel that is 1400 ft wide and land at a point 800 ft upstream from her starting point. She can row (in still water) at 7 ft/s and the current in

A rower wants to row her kayak across a channel that is 1400 ft wide and land at a point 800 ft upstream from her starting point. She can row (in still water) at 7 ft/s and the current in the channel flows at 3 ft/s.

(a) In what direction should she steer the kayak?

(b) How long will the trip take?

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## a Set up coordinate axes so that the rower is at the origin the channel is bordered by the y axis an…View the full answer

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