Posted by **Shawn** on Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 1:47pm.

The Mad River flows at a rate of 3 km/h. In order for a boat to travel 78.2 km upriver and then return in a total of 8 hr, how fast must the boat travel in still water?

what formula would be used to solve this problem?

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