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 Sep 11th 2008, 05:50 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Sep 2008 Posts: 1 vector help I need some help setting up the problem. A passenger walks from one side of a ferry to the other as it approaches a dock. If the passenger's velocity is 1.50m/s due north relative to the ferry, and 4.50m/s at an angle of 30.0 west of north relative to the water, what are the direction and magnitude of the ferry's velocity relative to the water? I just need a little help with drawing out the picture...
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 Originally Posted by hrobinson31 I need some help setting up the problem. A passenger walks from one side of a ferry to the other as it approaches a dock. If the passenger's velocity is 1.50m/s due north relative to the ferry, and 4.50m/s at an angle of 30.0 west of north relative to the water, what are the direction and magnitude of the ferry's velocity relative to the water? I just need a little help with drawing out the picture...