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    Boat in Still Water

    Debbie traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 4-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will her boat go in still water?
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    Debbie traveled by boat 5 miles upstream to fish in her favorite spot. Because of the 4-mph current, it took her 20 minutes longer to get there than to return. How fast will her boat go in still water?
    You asked the same question a couple of days ago.

    http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ill-water.html
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    yes........

    Quote Originally Posted by masters View Post
    You asked the same question a couple of days ago.

    http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ill-water.html
    Yes, I did. I forgot that I placed the question here.

    Thanks for the link.
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