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A river flows due south with a speed of 2.0 m/s. A man steers a motorboat across the river; his velocity relative to the water is 4 m/s due east. The river is 800 m wide. How far south of his starting point will be reach the bank?



Correct Answer
A

400 m

Your Answer
B

800 m

Your Answer
C

200 m

Your Answer
D

500 m


Solution

The correct option is D

400 m


In the previous question, we found the time taken to be 200 s, in the same time he would have traversed

vy×tm

y=vy×t

         = 2×200

         = 400m

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