Posted by **Erin** on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:22pm.

How do you set this up?

Solve the system using substitution:

A boat travels 18 miles downstream in 1.5 hrs. It then takes the boat 3 hrs. to travel upstream the same distance. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the current.

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