# SOLUTION: a boat travels 54miles upstream against the current in the same amount of time it takes to trvel 66 miles downstream whit the current. If the boat speed is 20 mph in still water, w

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Travel Word Problems Question 77359This question is from textbook beginning algebra : a boat travels 54miles upstream against the current in the same amount of time it takes to trvel 66 miles downstream whit the current. If the boat speed is 20 mph in still water, what is the speed of the current?This question is from textbook beginning algebra Answer by josmiceli(9678)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What you need for this is time against current = time with current or, the same thing, (distance / rate upstream) = (distance / rate downstream) Let c equal the rate of the current mi/hr answer