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 Find the speed of the current of the river 2010-05-19 From paul:a boat travels 100 miles downstream in the same length of time it travels 50 miles upstream. if the boat's speed in still water is 30 mph find the speed of the current of the river?Answered by Penny Nom. The value of 1 acre 2010-05-13 From Rebecca:If 38,121 sq feet equals \$19,846.58 at 75% of its current value, what would the value of 1 acre be at 100% of value?Answered by Penny Nom. Sammy and his motorboat 2010-05-11 From Jordan:Sammy owns a motorboat that travels 4 miles/hour in still water. It goes 12 miles upstream and 12 miles back again (downstream) in a total of 8 hours. Find the speed of the current of the river.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. Velocity 2007-04-04 From Jessica:The speed of the current in a river is 2mph. Jessica travels 20 miles upstream and then 20 miles downstream in a total time of 5 1/3 hr. Find the speed of the boat. I know you have to use V= d/t, but what is the equation for time because you have to factor in that upstream the boat is slower and downstream the boat is faster?Answered by Penny Nom. A point that a group of lines pass through 2000-12-05 From Ross:A point that a group of lines pass through is called a________? Answered by Chris Fisher. Concurrent Lines in a Triangle 1998-08-10 From Chris Woolf:The question is Name four types of concurrent lines, rays, or segments that are associated with triangles.Answered by Chris Fisher.

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