Relative Speed Problem
PVC Freefall Lab
Determine the velocities of the boats relative to shore and the velocity of the boats relative to each other.

Use the lamp pole in the foreground, the size of the boats and the running clock to determine the speeds.

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Give all your answers in m/s. Put only your numeric values for speed. Don't include units or a direction (+/-).
Your Name:
Boat 1 Speed (relative to shore):
Boat 2 Speed (relative to shore):
Relative Speed of Boats:
Person's Name
Speed of Boat 1
Speed of Boat 2
Relative Speed
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