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Homework Help: math

Posted by lea on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 6:54pm.

A boat is rowed down a river a distance of 16 miles in 2 hours and it is rowed upstream the same distance in 8 hours. Let r represent the rate of the boat in still water in miles per hour, and let c represent the rate of the stream in miles per hour. Write the equation. What is the still water speed and rate of the stream?

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