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Problem 15.8: Boats in a flowing river
Please wait for the animation to completely load.
The animation shows an overhead view of two boats loosely moored to the banks of a river (position is given in meters). Restart.
- Explain why the boats move together as seen in the animation.
- If instead of a left-to-right flow of the river, the river water flowed from right to left, how would the animation change?
Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.