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Question

A rower is in a boat \( 4 km \) from the nearest p...

A rower is in a boat \( 4 km \) from the nearest point, O, on a straight beach. His destination is \( 8 km \)along the beach from O. If he is able to row at \( 5 km / h \) and walk at \( 8 km / h \) , what point on the beach should he aim for in order to reach his destination in the least possible time? Give your answer correct to one decimal place. 

Answer

T=3.6h

Solution
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