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    River Current Word Problem

    I've been given this word problem for an assignment, and unfortunately I've forgotten the procedure for solving the problem. A solution would be greatly appreciated.

    Jane paddles her canoe at a rate of 15km/h in still water.
    One day she paddles 40km upstream to her destination, and immediately paddles 40km back downstream.The total trip takes her 6 hours to complete.
    What is the speed of the river current?
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    Re: River Current Word Problem

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