How long until you return to where you entered

Algebra
Tutor: None Selected Time limit: 1 Day

You are kayaking on a river.you just entered the river,which is currently running at a pace of 10mphYou can paddle 15mph(in either direction). If u paddle upstream for 1 hour and then stop paddling how long before u return to where uentered the river

Sep 10th, 2014

Your total speed upstream is 15-10=5 mph.

So within an hour you'll paddle 5 miles.

Your total speed downstream is 15+10= 25 mph

Time back is 

5 miles/ 25 mph = (1/5) h = 0.2 h = 12 min

Sep 11th, 2014

Studypool's Notebank makes it easy to buy and sell old notes, study guides, reviews, etc.
Click to visit
The Notebank
...
Sep 10th, 2014
...
Sep 10th, 2014
May 28th, 2017
check_circle
Mark as Final Answer
check_circle
Unmark as Final Answer
check_circle
Final Answer

Secure Information

Content will be erased after question is completed.

check_circle
Final Answer