# Math Equation: Can anyone help me?

Hello! I'm really horrible at math. I'm working hard on this problem, but can't seem to get it right!
The current of a river is 2 miles per hour. A boat travels to a point 8 miles upstream and back again in 3 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?
Please explain it so I can...
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Hello! I'm really horrible at math. I'm working hard on this problem, but can't seem to get it right!

The current of a river is 2 miles per hour. A boat travels to a point 8 miles upstream and back again in 3 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

Please explain it so I can understand every point of the problem! I would really appreciate it! Thanks again!

The current of a river is 2 miles per hour. A boat travels to a point 8 miles upstream and back again in 3 hours. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

Please explain it so I can understand every point of the problem! I would really appreciate it! Thanks again!

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