Sophia C.

asked • 11/25/20

A man in a rowboat is at point P, 5 miles away ... below

A man in a rowboat is at point P, 5 miles away from the nearest point A on a straight line shore. He wishes to reach a point B, six miles from A along the shore, in the shortest possible time. Where should he land on the shore line if he can row at 2 mi/h and run at 6 mi/hr?

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