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 Swimming upstream and downstream 2013-02-15 From Kimberly:a beaver swims down to its lodge 4 times faster than it swims upstream. how many times faster is its speed in still water than the speed of the stream?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 boat travels 12 km upstream... 2003-09-03 From Sohaib:A boat travels 12 km upstream and back in 1 hour 45 minutes. If the speed of the current is 3km/hr throughout, find the speed of the boat in still water, giving your answerĘcorrect to 3 decimal places.Answered by Penny Nom.

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