Posted by anthony on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 5:54pm.
Solve the problem. A boat can go 33 mph in still water. It takes as long to go 300 miles upstream as it does to go downstream 360 miles. How fast is the current?

math help please  bobpursley, Friday, March 20, 2009 at 6:11pm
Downstream velocity is vb+vs
Upstream velocity is VbVs
You are given Vb.
upstream: 300=(vbvs)T
downstream:360=(vb+Vs)T
add the equations...
660=2vbT solve for time. Then, go back to either equation and solve for vstream.

math help please  anthony, Friday, March 20, 2009 at 6:36pm
i am getting lost somewhere...
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