Asked Jan 21, 2020

Formulate the following problems as a part of equations, and hence find their
Ressa can row downstream 20 km in 2 hours, and upstream 4 km in 2 hours. Find her speed of rowing in still water and the speed of the current.


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Step 1

First of all, use the speed-distance formula to calculate speed of rowing in downstream and upstream.

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Step 2

Let u be speed of rowing in still water and v be speed of the current.

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Step 3

Now, equate the numerical value with the sum of variable...

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