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Ricardo, mass 83 kg and Carmelita, who is lighter, are enjoying Lake Merced at dusk in a 35 kg canoe. When the canoe is at rest in the placid water,...

Ricardo, mass 83 kg and Carmelita, who is lighter, are enjoying Lake Merced at dusk in a 35 kg canoe. When the canoe is at rest in the placid water, they exchange seats, which are 3.5 m apart and symmetrically located with respect to the center of the canoe. Ricardo notices that the canoe moved 54.3 cm relative to a submerged log during the exchange and calculates Carmelita's mass, which she has not told him. What is it?

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