Can you help me with this physics problem?

A boat at constant power tracvels 60 kilomteres upstream in 3 hours. The return trip takes only 2 hours.

a) what is the speed of the boat relative to the water?

b) what is the speed of the current?

Thanks in advance :)

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  • 1 decade ago
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    b=speed of boat

    c=speed of current




    b= 30-c




    c= 5m/s



    b= 25m/s

    More info: 25m/s is the resultant speed of the boat.

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