# HELP WITH VECTORS !!!?

Nikki is driving a motorboat across a river that flows at 5 m/s. The motorboat has a speed of 12 m/s in still water. She heads out from one bank in a direction perpendicular to the current. How far does she travel in 3 minutes.

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- VamanLv 78 months ago
Either Nikki goes along the river flow. In that case it will be 17 m/s, If Nikki goes opposite to the river flow that the velocity will be 7m/s. In three minutes Nikki travels 17*60*3 meters or 7*60*3 meters.

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