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# Solution: A canoe has a velocity of 0.43 m/s southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing 0.53 m/s east relative to the earth.You may want to review (Pages 86 - 90). For related problem-solving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of Flying in a crosswind.Find the magnitude of the velocity of the canoe relative to the river.Find the direction of the velocity of the canoe relative to the river.

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A canoe has a velocity of 0.43 m/s southeast relative to the earth. The canoe is on a river that is flowing 0.53 m/s east relative to the earth.

You may want to review (Pages 86 - 90).

For related problem-solving tips and strategies, you may want to view a Video Tutor Solution of Flying in a crosswind.

Find the magnitude of the velocity of the canoe relative to the river.

Find the direction of the velocity of the canoe relative to the river.

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