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Posted by **chris** on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11:23pm.

PLEASE SHOW THE SOLUTION EQUATION

- ALGEBRA -
**Henry**, Monday, May 28, 2012 at 12:27pmEq1: Vc - Vw = 3

Eq2: Vc + Vw = 8

Add the Eqs:

2Vc = 11

Vc = 5.5 mi/h = Velocity of canoe in

stil water.

In Eq2, substitute 5.5 for Vc:

5.5 + Vw = 8

Vw = 8-5.5 = 2.5 mi/h. = Velocity of

the water.

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