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What is the distance of the destination from the starting place in kms?

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A man goes down stream with a boat to some destination and returns upstream to his original place in 6 hours.
If the speed of the boat in still water and downstream are 6 kmph and 8 kmph respectively.
What is the distance of the destination from the starting place in kms?

posted Aug 29, 2019 by Chahat Sharma

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8 kmph down stream
4 kmph upstream
D - distance (1 way)
D/8 + D/4 = 6
3D = 8x6
D = 16Km.

answer Aug 29, 2019 by Tejas Naik



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