A boat is traveling relative to the water at a speed of 4.6 m/s due south.
Relative to the boat, a passenger walks toward the back of the boat at a speed of 2.0 m/s.
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The boat is moving 4.6 m/s due south. 1) What is the magnitude and direction of the passenger's velocity relative to the water?
Also is this north or south?
The man is moving 2.0 m/s due north.
His speed relative to the water is: . m/s due south.
At 2 m/s, it takes him seconds. 2) How long does it take for the passenger to walk a distance of 27 m on the boat?
Relative to the water, his speed is 2.6 m/s. 3) How long does it take for the passenger to cover a distance of 27 m on the water?
It will take him seconds.