A river is flowing from west to east at a speed of 5 metres per minute. A man on the south bank of the river, capable of swimming at 10 metres per minute in still water, wants to swim across the river in the shortest time. He should swim in a direction

1. due north

2. 30° east of north

3. 30° north of west

4. 60° east of north

Subtopic:  Relative Motion |
To view explanation, please take trial in the course below.
NEET 2023 - Target Batch - Aryan Raj Singh
To view explanation, please take trial in the course below.
NEET 2023 - Target Batch - Aryan Raj Singh
Please attempt this question first.
Launched MCQ Practice Books

Prefer Books for Question Practice? Get NEETprep's Unique MCQ Books with Online Audio/Video/Text Solutions via Telegram Bot

NEET MCQ Books for XIth & XIIth Physics, Chemistry & Biology