math

posted by .

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?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    donna took 3hours to row 18 km upstream. her return trip took 1 hour less. find the rate of rowing in still water and the rate of the current. let the speed of her rowing in still water be x km/h, let the speed of the current be y …
  2. math

    A boat's crew rowed 12 miles downstream, with the current, in 1.5 hours. The return trip upstream, against the current covered the same distance, but took 4 hours. Find the crew's rowing rate in still water and the rate of the current... …
  3. math

    need help. Young salmon hatch in freshwater steams and then migrate downstream to the ocean at the rate of 70 miles in 8 hours. there they live until they reach spawning age. then they return upstream to fresh water to spawn and usually …
  4. Math

    A boat crew rowed 20 miles downstream, with the current, in 2hours. The return trip upstream, against the current, covered the same distance, but took 5 hours. Dine the crew's rowing rate in still water and the rate of the current?
  5. 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
  6. 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 …
  7. Algebra II

    A rowing team rowed 50 miles while going with the current in the same amount of time as it took to row 25 miles going against the current. The rate of the current was 2 miles per hour. Find the rate of the rowing team in still water.
  8. math

    A rowing team rowed an average of 17.2 miles per hour with the current and 10.4 miles per hour against the current. Determine the team's rowing speed in still water and the speed of the current I need help fast. anyone?
  9. math

    Seven people rowed 12 miles downstream with the current in 1.5hrs. Coming back upstream against the current covered the same distance but took 4 hours. Find the people rowing rate in the still water and the rate of the current
  10. math

    a boat travels 10 miles upstream in 4 hours. the boat travels the same distance downstream in 2 hours. Determine the rate of boat in still water and the rate of the current?

More Similar Questions