Jamal M.

asked • 04/17/13

A tugboat goes 160 miles upstream in 20 hours. The return trip downtown takes 10 hours.

Find the speed of the tugboat without a current and the speed of the current.

The speed of the tugboat is what in mph? And what is the speed of the current in mph? (Simplify your answer.)

1 Expert Answer


Grigori S. answered • 04/18/13

New to Wyzant

Certified Physics and Math Teacher G.S.

Still looking for help? Get the right answer, fast.

Ask a question for free

Get a free answer to a quick problem.
Most questions answered within 4 hours.


Find an Online Tutor Now

Choose an expert and meet online. No packages or subscriptions, pay only for the time you need.