# Determining the speed of the current

Apr 25th, 2015
Anonymous
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Engineering
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A motorboat can maintain a constant speed of 12 miles per hour relative to the water.  The boat makes a trip upstream to a certain point in 33 minutes.  The return trip takes 3 minutes.  What is the speed of the current? The speed of the current in _____ miles per hour.

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