Algebra

posted by .

Solve
One boat travels 10km/h faster than another. Which one boat travels 120 km, the other travels 155 km. Find their speeds.

  • Algebra -

    rate of slow boat -- x km/h
    rate of fast boat --- x+10 km/h

    Your questions suggests they travelled the same time

    120/x = 155/(x+10)

    solve for x

  • Algebra -

    55

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Intermediate Algebra Word Problem

    A river's current is 4mph. A boat travels 48 miles downstream in the same time it travels 24 miles upstream. Find the speed of the boat. A) What does the variable stand for?
  2. Math (Trig.)

    A boat sailing from A to B travels in a straight line until the captain realizes he is off course. The boat is turned through an angle of 60 degrees, then travels another 10 km to B. The trip would have been 4 km shorter if the boat …
  3. 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?
  4. math

    a boat travels 60 km due east. it then adjusts its course by 25 degrees northward and travels another 90 km in the new direction. how far is the boat from its initial position to the nearest kilometer?
  5. math

    a boat travels 60 km due east. it then adjusts its course by 25 degrees northward and travels another 90 km in the new direction. how far is the boat from its initial position to the nearest kilometer?
  6. math

    Two fishing boats depart a harbor at the same time, one traveling east, the other south. The eastbound boat travels at a speed 1 mi/h faster than the southbound boat. After nine hours the boats are x = 45 mi apart. Find the speed of …
  7. Algebra

    The speed of the current is 4kph. A boat travels 6km upstream in the same time it takes to travel 10km downstream. What is the spees of the boat in still water?
  8. Algebra

    The speed of the current is 4kph. A boat travels 6km upstream in the same time it takes to travel 10km downstream. What is the spees of the boat in still water?
  9. algebra

    a steamboat travels 9 km faster than a freighter. The steamboat travels 147 km/in the same time the freighter travels 120 km/ find the speed of each boat?
  10. Math

    Mr.Edgington travels 25 mph in his boat. To determine how far he travels he uses the equation d=25h, where is d in the total distance in miles and h is the number of hours he travels on his boat. Find the independent and dependent …

More Similar Questions