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  1. #1 relative velocity 
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    can anyone help me put with this question, it seems really easy but its confusing; and its not hmwrk.. thank you.

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    a river 30m wide flowing at a speed of between straight parrallel banks. a boat whose speed in still water is , crosses the river from point on one bank to a point on the opposite bank, upstream. In order to travel directly from to ,the boat is steered in a direction making an angle to the bank.
    a) find the value of

    can anyone provide clear solutions please, i have tried it and apparently i cant get the correct answer.. in case you want to make sure the answer of is 73.1~2degrees


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