Question

(a) In what direction would the ship in Exercise 3.57 have to travel in order to have a velocity straight north relative to the Earth, assuming its speed relative to the water remains 7.00 m/s? (b) What would its speed be relative to the Earth?

a) $80.6^\circ \textrm{ N of W}$

b) $7.87 \textrm{ m/s}$

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