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A migrating salmon heads in the direction N

$45 ^ { \circ }$

E. swimming at 5 mi/h relative to the water. The prevailing ocean currents flow due east at 3 mi/h. Find the true velocity of the fish as a vector.

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The direction of the salmon is: N 45 $\text{\textdegree}$ E ($\theta$ = 90-45 = 45 $\text{\textdegree}$)

The speed of the salmon is: 5 mi/h

The current of the ocean is: 3 mi/h to the east

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