Posted by Blaineley on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:08pm.
Alicia went on a steamboat ride up the Mississippi River. The boat travels 24 miles per hour in still water. How long will it take her to travel 54 miles upstream if the current of the river is 6 miles per hour?
Please help me. (:

Math  bobpursley, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:20pm
her speed over groundis 18mph
time=distance/speed

Math  Blaineley, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:29pm
Thank you. (:

Math  andrea, Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at 8:03pm
Alicia went on a steamboat ride up the Mississippi River. The boat travels 24 miles per hour in still water. How long will it take her to travel 48 miles upstream if the current of the river is 8 miles per hour?
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