Relative Motion of Two Swimmers#

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In a game of sharks and minos, two swimmers move as shown. Swimmer B needs to catch A within 7 seconds from when shown, and A has a velocity of \({{params.v}} ft/s\). Assume \(h = {{params.h}} ft\) and \(d = {{params.d}} ft\).

Part 1#

What velocity should swimmer B maintain?

Answer Section#

Part 2#

What is the angle of the velocity vector of swimmer B?

Answer Section#

Attribution#

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