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. (:

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**bobpursley**, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:20pm
her speed over groundis 18mph

time=distance/speed

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

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**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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