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Asked Nov 5, 2019
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A rowing team rowed 100 miles while going with the current in the same amount of time as it took to row 20 miles going against the current. The rate of the current was 6 miles per hour. Find the rate of the rowing team in still water

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Step 1

Given, A rowing team rowed 100 miles while going with the current in the same amount of time as it took to row 20 miles going against the current. The rate of the current was 6 miles per hour.

Step 2

Let x be the rate of the rowing team in still water.

Since the time for the distance is same, therefore

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100 20 x6 x-6

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Step 3

On simplificatio...

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100(x-6) 20(x+6) 100x 600 20x 120 100x-20x= 120+ 600 80x 720 x9

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