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Math
3). Sam rows up a river to camp in three hours. The next day he makes the return trip downstream in one hour. If he can row two mph in still water, how fast is the current?(The question was not answered last time).
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 8:17pm by Sherkyra8645

college physics
A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up? Can someone please ...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 10:27pm by kim

Intermediate Algebra
The speed of a boat in still water is 29mph. if the boat travels 140mph downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 92miles upstream, find the speed of the stream.
Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 8:21am by Wanda

college physics
A swimmer is heading straight for the other shore of a river with a velocity of vs=0.7 m/s relative to the water, but is carried away by the current, which has a velocity of vr=0.3 m/s. It takes her 20.3 s to get across. How far downstream does she end up? Can someone please ...
Monday, September 20, 2010 at 7:20pm by Kelly

Algebra
Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still?
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 8:57pm by Teresa

science
a boat is traveling with a velocity of 5 km/hr upstream. The river is flowing at a velocity of 2km/hr downstream. What is the velocity of the boat compared to the riverbank? ►
Friday, January 28, 2011 at 3:38pm by john

math
A tugboat can go 10 miles upstream in the same time as it can go 15 miles downstream. If the tugboat goes 12 miles per hour in still water, what is the speed of the current?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 6:05pm by Dave

Algebra
Briana can row 4 miles per hour is still water. It takes as long to row 8 miles upstream as 24 miles downstream. How fast is the current?
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:18pm by Urgent

College Chemisty
The pH of water collected in a stormwater run-off downstream from a Union Carbide chemical factory is 4.82. Calculate the H+ ion concentration of rainwater. The problem may start with: pH= -log H+ = 4.82. The answer is 1.5x10 power -5. Again, Can you please show steps for maths.
Friday, October 22, 2010 at 12:41am by Elleni

Math
Boat travels 10 mi upstream and 10 mi downstream the stream is moving 1mph and the boat took 5 1/3hrs. What is the speed of boat if the stream still? I need help ASAP!!!! PLEASE!!!
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 10:16pm by Teresa

Physics
if the water in the river moves downstream at 4mi/hr heading the boat straight across the river, what direction will the boat move relative to the shore? i dont want the answer... i want someone to explain. i wanna learn
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 8:23pm by Carlos

Math
Steve's boat will go 14 miles per hour in still water. If he can go 13 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it takes to go 10 miles upstream, then what is the speed of the current? (Please round your answer to one decimal place.)
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 12:35am by Josh

physics
Noah wants to swim across a river 10 m wide, flowing from north to south. He swims so his velocity with respect to the river is 2 m/s due east, and the river moves at 4 m/s. How far downstream in m from his starting point will he reach the other side?
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 5:05am by raja harishchandra

physics
Noah wants to swim across a river 10 m wide, flowing from north to south. He swims so his velocity with respect to the river is 2 m/s due east, and the river moves at 4 m/s. How far downstream in m from his starting point will he reach the other side?
Saturday, June 22, 2013 at 5:13am by raja harishchandra

MATH 12U
Mary leaves a dock paddling her canoe at 3m/s. She heads downstreamat an angle of 30 degrees to the current which is flowing at 4 m/s. a) How far downstream does Mary travel in 10s? b) What is the length of time required to cross the river ifits width is 150 m?
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 5:50pm by Kevinn

math
A boat traveling downstream a distance of 39 miles then came right back.If the speed of the current was 12 mph and the total trip took 4 hours 20 minutes,find the average speed of the boat relative to the water.
Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 7:46pm by russ

PHYSICS!!!
A boat moves at 7.00m/s relative to the water. (You can neglect relativity at these slow speeds.) The boat travels 100 m downstream and then 100 m upstream, returning to its original point. Find the time for the round trip
Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 10:49am by Amy

physics
a crew member is walking on a tugboat that is pulling a barge. the tugboat is moving at a constant speed upstream in a river that has a constant downstream current. In the situation above, what is at rest relative to the tugboat?
Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 4:16pm by judy

algebra
A boat travel 4 miles upstream with a current of 5 miles per hour. It takes 40 mminutes longer to go upstream. How fast does the boat go downstream
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 12:50am by Kim

algebra
a boat goes 16 Km upstream and 24 Km downstream in 6hrs.it can go 12Km upstream and 36 Km in same time.find the speed of boat in still water and speed of the stream
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 4:49am by sara

algebra
a boat goes 16 Km upstream and 24 Km downstream in 6hrs.it can go 12Km upstream and 36 Km in same time.find the speed of boat in still water and speed of the stream
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 4:50am by sara

Math Word Problem
Steve's boat will go 14 miles per hour in still water. If he can go 13 miles downstream in the same amount of time as it takes to go 10 miles upstream, then what is the speed of the current? (Please round your answer to one decimal place.)
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 at 11:14pm by Lisa L

math
what kind of question is this? Rowing 5 times the speed of current, jacob's team can travel 24 km downstream and at the sametime 16 km upstream. What is jacob's team rate and the rate of the water?
Sunday, September 9, 2007 at 8:31pm by ryan

UnKnown
Traveling upstream on the Mississippi River, a barge travels 56 mi in 7h. Downstream, it travels the same distance in 4h. Find the rate of the barge in still water and the rate of the current.
Sunday, August 17, 2008 at 4:40pm by Taylor

algebra
the current in a stream moves at a speed of 2 mph. A boat travels 8mi upstream and 8mi downstream in a total time of 7 hr. What is the speed of the boat in still water
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 1:04pm by Anonymous

math
The speed of a stream is 6 mph. If a boat travels 52 miles downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 26 miles upstream, what is the speed of the boat in still water?
Sunday, July 22, 2012 at 11:20pm by john

math
it took 3 hours for patrol boat to travel 48km upstream and 2 hours to travel downstream. What is the current and boat speed.
Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 7:51pm by alex

algebra
The time it takes you to go 12 miles upstream is 5/4 the time it takes you to go 14 miles downstream. If the current is 3mph, how fast do you go in still water.
Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8:09pm by Devin

algebra
In a canoe race, a team paddles downstream 480 m. in 60 s. The same team travels up stream in 80 s. Find the team's rate in still water and the rate of the current. Please show how the equation is set up to solve
Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 11:28pm by chris

Math
Toni rows a boat 4.5 km/h upstream and then turns around and rows 5.5 km/h back downstream to her starting point. If her total rowing time is 48 min, for how long does she row upstream? you can express your answer to the nearest minute. I don't understand how you solve it.
Saturday, January 17, 2009 at 3:39pm by Angie

Algebra
Codyís motorboat took 3 hr to make a trip downstream with a 6-mph current. The return trip against the same current took 5 hr. Find the speed of the boat in still water
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 at 9:08am by Joel

Algebra
A riverboat cruise line has a boat that can travel 76 mi downstream in the same time that it takes to travel 52 mi upstream. The speed of the current in the river is 1.5 mph. Find the speed of the boat in still water.
Monday, March 7, 2011 at 11:36am by Paula

math 116
A Coast-Guard patrol boat travels 4 hr on a trip downstream with a 6-mph current. The return trip against the same current takes 5 hr. Find the speed of the boat in still water
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 7:56pm by Meshelle

Algebra
A boy can row a boat at a constant rate of 5 mi/hr in still water. He rows upstream for 19 minutes and then rows downstream, returning to his starting point in another 13 minutes. What is the rate of the current? What is the total distance traveled?
Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10:48pm by Kaley

physics
Hey thanks for the help: I have another question: A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.30 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 75 m-wide river whose current is 0.55 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land? (b) ...
Monday, October 6, 2008 at 7:08pm by H.Pales

projectile motion
You have a boat with a motor that propels it at vboat = 4.5 m/s relative to the water. You point it directly across the river and find that when you reach the other side, you have traveled a total distance of 27 m (indicated by the dotted line in the diagram) and wound up 14 m...
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 11:49am by leila

algebra/ word problem
Justin paddles his kayak 6 miles upstream in 1,5 hours. he turns around and paddles downstream, the same distance, in only 1 hour. What is the rate in still water and what is the rate of the water's current
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9:18pm by lulu

algebra
how do I solve this and show the work: a motorboat went upstream at 15 miles per hour and returned downstream at 20 miles per hour. How far did the boat travel one way if the round trip took 3.5 hours?
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 10:05am by jessica

math
a man can row a bangka at a rate of 5 km/h in still water. It takes 10 minutes longer to row upstream a distance of 2km than he takes to row downstream. What is the rate of the current?
Monday, November 25, 2013 at 9:49am by alice

Math
A boat travels 45 miles upstream in 5h. The boat travels the same distance downstream in 3hr. What is the rate of the boat in still water? What is the rate of the current? (thank you)
Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 9:46pm by Analica

science
I have to design a sustainable city with a river running through it. Would I put both my water treatment plant and seweage plant on the river. Water up and sewer plant downstream?
Monday, November 12, 2007 at 10:29am by mike

algebra-NOW PLEASE
A boat is traveling in a river with a current that has a speed of 1.5 km/h. In one hour, the boat can travel twice the distance downstream as it can travel upstream. What is the boat's speed in still water?
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:35pm by Alex

Physics
Diane rows a boat at 8.3 m/s directly across a river that flows at 5.6 m/s. (a) What is the resultant speed of the boat? m/s (b) If the stream is 250 m wide, how long will it take Diane to row across? s (c) How far downstream will Diane be
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 9:21pm by Eddie

physics
your boat departs from the bank of a river that has a swift current parallel to its banks. if you want to cross the river in the shortest amount of time, you should direct your boat a.) perpendicular to the current b.) upstream c.) downstream d.) so that it drifts with the ...
Saturday, March 8, 2008 at 5:03pm by stu

Physics I
A person is attempting to swim directly across a river. They are able to swim at a speed of 0.500 m/s relative to the water. The river is 25.0 m wide and the person ends up 50.0 m downstream from their starting point. How fast is the current in the river?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 10:57pm by Dazed and Confused

physics
A Nile cruise ship takes 21.7 h to go upstream from Luxor to Aswan, a distance of 208 km, and 19.4 h to make the return trip downstream. Assuming the ship's speed relative to the water is the same in both cases, calculate the speed of the current in the Nile.
Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 12:10pm by stephanie

Algebra
A boat can travel upstream 14 miles in same it can travel downstream 8 miles. the boat is traveling 13 miles per hour. what is the current
Sunday, June 1, 2008 at 10:10am by Kim

physics
Kym is in a boat traveling 3.8 m/s straight across a river 240 m wide. The river is flowing at 1.6 m/s. a) What is Kymís resultant velocity? - b) How long does it take Kym to cross the river? - c) How far is Kym downstream when she reaches the other side? -
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 at 4:41pm by sarah

Math
Julie and Eric row their boat (at a constant speed) 21 miles downstream for 3 hours, helped by the current. Rowing at the same rate, the trip back against the current takes 7 hours. Find the rate of the current.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 9:52pm by Hollana

physics
A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has traveled upstream for ...
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 12:36pm by Anonymous

physics
A fisherman sets out upstream from Metaline Falls on the Pend Oreille River in northwestern Washington State. His small boat, powered by an outboard motor, travels at a constant speed v in still water. The water flows at a lower constant speed vw. He has traveled upstream for ...
Friday, February 18, 2011 at 12:33pm by Anonymous

Math
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. Thanks you!!!
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 8:22pm by Erin

math
A boat cruises downstream for 2 hours before heading back. It takes 3.5 hours going upstream to get back. If the speed of the stream is 8 mph, what is the speed of the boat in still water?:
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 1:17am by --

MAT 116
A tugboat goes 180 miles upstream in 10 hours. The return trip downstream takes 5 hours. Find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current.
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 6:28pm by Samantha

algebra
a tugboat goes 160 miles upstream in 20 hours. The return trip downstream takes 10 hours. Find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current.
Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 8:58pm by Math Girl

math
A tugboat goes upstream 120 miles in 20 hours. The return trip downstream takes 10 hours. Find the speed of the tugboat without the current and the speed of the current.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6:32pm by Lori

algebra
A tugboat goes 180 miles upstream in 15 hours. The return trip downstream takes 10 hours. find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 3:56pm by maggie

alegbra
a tugboat goes 160 miles upstream in 20 hours. The return trip downstream takes 5 hours. Find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current.
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 4:27pm by ashley

Algebra
A tugboat goes 160 miles up stream in 20 hours, return trip downstream takes 5 hours. Find speed of tugboat without the current and the speed of the current
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:18pm by Ruth

Algebra
How do you work this out? Going downstream a tugboat averages 17 kph. Coming back upstream its average speed is only 6 kph. How fast does the current flow? How fast is the tugboat going?
Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 7:23pm by Jillian

algebra
A canoeist can paddle 12 km upstream and 12 km back downstream in the same amount of time as she can paddle 25 km in still water. If the rate of the current is 2 km/hour, what is her rate in still water?
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 7:47am by mike

Algebra
15. A boat travels 30 miles upstream in 4 hours. The trip downstream takes 2.5 hours. Find the rate of the boat in still water. 33. Solve the following: (q + 2)^2 = 25 34. Solve the following: y^2 + 6y + 9 =49 39. How many real roots are there for the equation x^2 + 3x -1? ...
Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 12:31pm by mysterychicken

physics
How far downstream will a boat aimed 9 degrees upstream land? boat speed= 25m/s river speed= 20m/s river width= 20m/s
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 6:09pm by hi

Physics
A kayak is moving across a stream that is flowing downstream at a velocity of 4 km/hour. The kayak's velocity is 3 km/hour. What is the magnitude of the kayak's velocity relative to the river bank?
Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 5:52pm by Judy

math (speed)
A boat cruises downstream for 2 hours before heading back. It takes 3.5 hours going upstream to get back. If the speed of the stream is 8 mph, what is the speed of the boat in still water?:
Saturday, September 22, 2007 at 1:19am by --

Math
A boat moves 7 kilometers upstream in the same amount of time it moves 17 kilometers downstream. If the rate of the current is 9 kilometers per hour, find the rate of the boat in still water.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at 11:18am by Andrew

Physics
A swimmer, capable of swimming at a speed of 0.8 m/s in still water (i.e., the swimmer can swim with a speed of 0.8 m/s relative to the water), starts to swim directly across a 2.5 km wide river. However, the current is 0.91 m/s, and it carries the swimmer downstream.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 9:02pm by Bill

physics
A swimmer heads directly across a river, swimming at 1.72 m/s relative to the water. She arrives at a point 39.0 m downstream from the point directly across the river, which is 72.7 m wide. What is the speed of the river current?
Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 2:10pm by Anonymous

Algebra
A boat's crew rowed 7.5 downstream,with the current, in 1.5 hours. The return trip upstream against the current,covered the same distance,but took 2.5 hours. Find the crew's rate in still water and the rate of the current.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 12:00am by Anna

Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 8:23pm by joshua

Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 9:28pm by joshua

Physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 12:30am by joshua

science
A boat crossing a .2 mile wide river is heading perpendicularly relative to shore. Its speed in still water is 4mph and the speed of the current is 6mp. a.) How far downstream will the boat land? b.) How long will it take for the boat to cross i.) with the current? ii.) ...
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at 2:25pm by laura

Physics
Jon is attempting to swim straight across a swift flowing river that is 30 meters wide. Jon can swim at 5 m/s relative to the water. The current is moving at 7 m/s and Jon makes no correction for the current. How far downstream does Jon end up by the time he reaches the other ...
Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7:26pm by Milo

Physics
A motorboat heads due east at 8.5 m/s across a river that flows to the south at a speed of 2.5 m/s. a. What is the velocity of the boat relative to a stationary observer on the shore? B. If the river is 1360 m wide, how long does it take the boat to cross the river? C. How far...
Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at 9:52pm by Lilah

physics
A swimmer is capable of swimming 0.45 m/s in still water. (a) If she aims her body directly across a 75 m-wide river whose current is 0.30 m/s, how far downstream (from a point opposite her starting point) will she land? (b) How long will it take her to reach the other side? ...
Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 8:08pm by carol

algebra
A boat's crew rowed 13.5 miles downstream, with the current, in 1.5 hours. The return trip upstream against the current covered the same distance, but took 4.5 hours. Find the crew's rowing rate in still water and the rate of the current.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 12:02pm by tiara

Intermediate Algebra
in still water, a paddle boat averages 10 miles per hour. It takes the boat the same amount of time to travel 36 mile downstream, with the current as 24 miles upstream, against the current. What is the rate of the water's current?
Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:56pm by Anonymous

Algerbra
A boat's crew rowed 10.5 miles downstream, with the current, in 1.5 hours. The return trip upstream, against the current, covered the same distance, but took 3.5 hours. Find the crew's rowing rate in still water, and the rate of the current.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 3:48pm by Ali

physics
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240 m wide. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. Find A) The boat's resultant velocity. B) How long it takes the boat to cross the river. C) How far downstream the boat is when it reaches the other side. Please help, i have ...
Sunday, November 2, 2008 at 10:54am by PLEASE HELP!

Physics - URGENT
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ...
Monday, October 19, 2009 at 12:30am by joshua

Help...More Math Help!!!...Please!
A kayaker paddled 2 hours with a 6 mph current in a river. The return trip against the same current took 3 hours. Find the speed the kayaker would make in still water. The speed is 6 mph slower going upstream and 6 mph faster going downstream. Distance traveled = time x speed...
Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 5:30pm by Jessica

math
A boat traveled 45 miles downstream (w/ the current) in 3 hours and made the return trop (against the current) in 5 hours. What was the speed of the boat and what was the speed of the current?
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 6:49am by mindy

Math
Steve can kayak at 8 km/h in still water. On the river, Steve and the kayak travel slower upstream due to the current. It takes him 1.5 h for a trip downstream, but 3.25 h for the same distance upstream. Determine the speed of the riverís current.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 9:59pm by Maggie

Maths
 In a swimming race, you find that a swimmer can swim downstream (with the current) in a river, 2 miles in 40 minutes, & upstream (against the current) 2 miles in 60 minutes. How long would it take the swimmer to swim a mile in still water?
Friday, February 1, 2013 at 12:57pm by Mir Aman

calculus
Amy wants to reach, as quickly as possible, a destination of 5km downstream and on the opposite side of the river that is 1.5km wide. If she can run at 16kmp and can swim at 5kmp, how far should she run down the shore before turning into the water to swim? Consider the river ...
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 9:28pm by Jim

physics - need help right now.
A boat travels at 3.8 m/s and heads straight across a river 240m wide at an angle of 145'. The river flows at 1.6 m/s. a. What is the boat's resultant speed with respect to the river bank? b. How long does ti take the boat to cross the river? c. How far downstream or upstream ...
Sunday, October 18, 2009 at 8:40pm by joshua

math
A swimmer going downstream takes 1hour, 20 minutes to travel a certain distance. If takes the swimmer 4 hours to make to return trip against the current. If the river flows at the rate of 1.5mph. Find the rate of the swimmer in still water and the distance traveled one way.
Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 11:30am by joy

phy
A boat can travel 2.60 m/s in still water.If the boat points its prow directly across a stream whose current is 1.10 m/s, what is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the boat relative to the shore? What will be the position of the boat, relative to its point of origin, ...
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 1:14pm by ami

Physic
Water enters a horizontal pipe with a rectangular cross section at a speed of 1.00 m/s. The width of the pipe remains constant but the height decreases. 27.3 m from the entrance, the height is half of what it is at the entrance. If the water pressure at the entrance is 2921 Pa...
Friday, April 18, 2014 at 6:28pm by mican

physics
Water enters a horizontal pipe with a rectangular cross section at a speed of 1.00 m/s. The width of the pipe remains constant but the height decreases. 27.3 m from the entrance, the height is half of what it is at the entrance. If the water pressure at the entrance is 2921 Pa...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9:26am by suzan

math
A boat travels 8km upstream and back in 2 hours. If the current flows at a constant speed of 3km/h, Find the speed of the boat in still water.(when the boat goes upstream, it speed reduces by 3km/h, and when going downstream, its speed increases by 3 km/h)
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 5:48am by zshen

algebra
A boat can travel 114 miles upstream in the same time that it can travel 186 miles downstream. If the speed of the current is 6 miles per hour, find the speed of the boat without a current.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 12:48am by carl

Physics
A boat moves through the water of a river at 9.5 m/s relative to the water, regardless of the boats direction. If the water in the river is flowing at 0.9 m/s, how long does it take the boat to make a round trip consisting of a 300-m displacement downstream followed by a 300-m...
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 8:13pm by Kelsey

Math
Brian's boat has a top speed of 9 miles per hour in still water. While traveling on a river at top speed, he went 10 miles upstream in the same amount of time he went 20 miles downstream. Find the rate of the river current.
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10:00pm by Andrea

physics
Please help me !!! for solution of this question Water enters a horizontal pipe with a rectangular cross section at a speed of 1.00 m/s. The width of the pipe remains constant but the height decreases. 27.3 m from the entrance, the height is half of what it is at the entrance...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10:51am by suzan

math
please help me to solve this problem A swimmer going downstream takes 1hour,20minutes to travel a certain distance. It takes the swimmer 4hours to make the return trip against the current. If the river flows at the rate of 1.5mph. Find the rate of the swimmer in still water ...
Saturday, July 31, 2010 at 4:46am by joy

Algebra (worksheet due tomorrow)
I cannot figure out what the answer to this problem is. Can somebody help plz? any help is greatly appreciated! Tony swims 100 m downstream in 175 seconds. It takes him 400 seconds to swim back upstream. 5. Find Tony's rate with the current. I got r+c=175, where r=Tony's rate ...
Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 10:48pm by Emily

Maths
A river flows at 3km/h. At what speed must a boat travel in order to make a 35km trip upstream in a time of 50 minutes? How long will it take the boat to make the return trip downstream? (Assume the boat retains the speed travelled upstream) Working out please
Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 7:52pm by Babiinoob

Alegebra
If a kayaker's speed while traveling upstream is 7 miles per hour and downstream is 4 miles per hour. What is the kayaker's speed in still water? What is the speed of the current?
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:22pm by Nick

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