# SOLUTION: a swimmers speed in the direction of flow of river is 16km/hr .Against the direction of flow of river, the swimmers speed is 8km/hr .calculate the swimmers speed in still water and

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Miscellaneous Word Problems Question 636567: a swimmers speed in the direction of flow of river is 16km/hr .Against the direction of flow of river, the swimmers speed is 8km/hr .calculate the swimmers speed in still water and the velocity of flow of the river.Answer by lwsshak3(6473)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a swimmers speed in the direction of flow of river is 16km/hr .Against the direction of flow of river, the swimmers speed is 8km/hr .calculate the swimmers speed in still water and the velocity of flow of the river. let x=swimmers speed in still water let c=velocity of flow of the river. .. x+c=16 x-c=8 add 2x=24 x=12 c=16-x c=4 swimmers speed in still water=12 km/hr velocity of flow of the river=4 km/hr