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    word problem

    A man can row at 4 km/h, and run at 3 km/h. He needs to get from a point A, on the south bank of a stretch of still water, to point B on the north bank of the water. The direct distance from A to B is 5 km, and the water is 4 km wide. He starts rowing with an angle between North and the direction in which he rows. Find an expression for the time he will take to get from A to B, in terms of .
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    Lest I'm blind...but all I can see is the basic 3-4-5 right triangle, plus no need fot the running speed....
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    im sorry.......
    im still unsure how to get the answer to this problem...
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