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 Paddling downstream 2009-09-04 From Nicole:You head downstream on a river in a canoe. You can paddle at 6 km/h and the river is flowing at 2.4 km/h. How far downstream will you be in 55 minutes?Answered by Penny Nom. Fred in his canoe 2009-02-21 From Susan:Fred paddled for 4 hours with a 7 km/hr current to reach a campsite. The return trip against the same current took 9 hr. Find the speed of Fred's canoe in still water. (Remember to include correct units)Answered by Penny Nom. Distance, time and rate 2008-09-11 From Pauline:During the first part of a trip, a canoeist travels 100 miles at a certain speed. The canoeist travels 25 miles on the second part of the trip at a speed 5 mph slower. The total time for the trip is 5 hrs. What was the speed on each part of the trip?Answered by Penny Nom.

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