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anonymous

  • one year ago

the speed of a stream is 3mph. A boat travels 5 miles upstream in the same time it takes to travel 11 miles downstream, what is the speed of the boat in still water?

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  1. Hero
    • one year ago
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    @jennamostdope you still here?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes!

  3. Hero
    • one year ago
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    How far did you get with trying to solve this?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not far at all. im not sure what formula to use, if i knew the formula i could probably figure it out!

  5. Hero
    • one year ago
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    d=rt but it's more complicated than just using a formula.

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i thought it was the distance formula! but i still dont understand at all....

  7. Hero
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    d=rt IS the distance formula .

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i know that lol im saying thats what i thought i had to use but i was confused becaus there isnt a time or distance, just a few different rates...

  9. Hero
    • one year ago
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    says, the boat traveled 5 miles upstream and 11 miles downstream . Sounds like distances to me. What do you think ?

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes but how would i set it up?

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