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mathhelp
 5 years ago
A motorboat can go 8 miles downstream on a river in 20 minutes. To travel the same 8 miles upstream, the boat takes 30 minutes. Find the speed of the current.
mathhelp
 5 years ago
A motorboat can go 8 miles downstream on a river in 20 minutes. To travel the same 8 miles upstream, the boat takes 30 minutes. Find the speed of the current.

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bahrom7893
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you have to find speed in both cases and the difference will be the speed of the current: V1 = 8/20 V2 = 8/30 V = V1V2

mathHELP
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i have an equation set up but can u review it?

mathHELP
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.020r+20c=8 and 30r30c=6

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you still need help

bahrom7893
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what are u solving for, and i have no idea what those equations mean..

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think you can turn it into relative velocity problem

mathHELP
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0solve for currren...question is at the top

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0River speed+Boat Speed= Actual Speed

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0River speed we denote x for downstream x for upstream

mathHELP
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i need it done by the eqution i have set up
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