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anonymous
 5 years ago
A canoeist paddles 27 miles upstream against the current . The current is 2 mph and he is paddling 5 mph.
It would take him ???? hours to complete this upstream journey
anonymous
 5 years ago
A canoeist paddles 27 miles upstream against the current . The current is 2 mph and he is paddling 5 mph. It would take him ???? hours to complete this upstream journey

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0His effective speed is 3 mph. (His speed  resistance) >(52=3) therefore, to go 27 miles divide the distance by the speed. 27/3=9. 9 Hours.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The current is holding him back so even tho he is paddling 5 mph the current is taking away 2 mph so he is only gaining 3 mph d = rt 27 = 3t t = 9 hours
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