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Traveling against the current, it takes a boat *h* hours to go *m* miles. Traveling with the current, the boat takes *k* hours to go *m* miles. Is *h* less than, equal to, or greater than *k*?

less than

equal to

greater than

cannot determine

Step 1

Let x miles per hour be the speed of boat in still water and let c miles per hour be the speed of current

Step 2

When the boat travels in same direction as current, then resultant speed of boat=x+y

When the boat travels against current, then resultant speed of boat=x-y

Step 3

Distance travelled in both cases is m miles . Also...

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