Posted by **Teresa** on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 8:57pm.

Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still?

- Algebra -
**PsyDAG**, Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 6:00am
Distance/time = rate

Let x = speed of boat (rate)

20/(16/3) = (x+1) + (x-1)

Assuming your data is correct, solve for x.

- Algebra -
**Lars**, Sunday, November 7, 2010 at 7:44pm
Rita paddles her canoe upstream at an average speed of 2 miles per hour and downstream at a rate of 3 miles per hour. find Rita's speed in still water and the speed of the river current.

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