River Crossing Problem Level 1
River Crossing Problem
In this problem you will launch a toy boat heading directly across a river. The boat will not land on the opposite shore directly across from you because the current of the river will carry the boat down stream. You job is to calculate the downstream distance of the boat to an accuracy of 100 cm.

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Based on the speed of the river, the speed of your boat relative to the water, and the distance across the river, determine the downstream distance of your boat when it reaches the opposite shore of the river. The downstream distance refers only to the distance the boat travelled in the x direction while crossing the river.
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Downstream Distance (m):