Tue February 12, 2013 By: Ashutosh Ray

the speed of a boat in still water is 8 km/hr. it can go 30 km upstream and 44 km downstream in 10 hour. find the speed of the stream.

Expert Reply
Tue February 12, 2013
Let the speed of the stream be y km/hr.
Speed of boat = 8 km/hr
According to the given information, we have:
30/8-y + 44/8+y = 10
Now, solve this equation to get the answer.
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