Let Johns speed with respect to the water be km/h, then whenOriginally Posted by sugar_babee
rowing with the flow he is travelling at km/h, and against the flow
He rows km with the flow and km against the flow.
These take h, and h respectively
and their total is h.
So we have:
Now we have translated the word problem into a mathematical problem, it
remains to solve , and check which of the answers make
sense for this problem