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Oct 31, 2019 in Other

Q: A motorboat covers 25 km upstream and 39 km downstream by travelling at the same speed for 8 hours. On another occasion with the same speed, it covers 35 km upstream and 52 km downstream in 11 hours. What is the speed of the stream?

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Oct 31, 2019

Each of the two periods of 8 hours and 11 hours consists of two component time periods, one upstream at a speed that is the difference in boat speed and stream speed, and the other downstream at a speed that is a sum of boat speed and stream speed

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