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Help required to solve algebra 1 homework

A boat covers a certain distance downstream in one hour, while it comes back in one and half hours. If speed of the stream be 3 kmph , what is the speed of the boat in still water?

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**David****Member**- From: Bumpkinland
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15km/h

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Let s = the speed of the boat in still water.

s = 15 km/hr

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