If a boat goes 7 km upstream in 42 minutes and the speed of the stream is 3 kmph, then the speed of the boat in still water is
Rate upstream = (7/42)*60 kmh
= 10 kmph.
Speed of stream = 3 kmph.
Let speed in still water is x km/hr
Then, speed upstream = (x —3) km/hr.
=> x-3 = 10
or x = 13 kmph.
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