Here is what i have so far I'm i on the rigth track?
speed of boat against stream x-3
speed of boat with stream x+3
however i think my equation is wrong.
I end up with something like this?
36/x-3 = 5 but im not sure what i should be doing about the other side of the equation
I have a word problem that i cant seem to figuered out. Can someone point me in the right direction. A boat cruises 36mi against a 3mph current and 36 mi back in the direction of the same current. The round trip takes 5 hours what is the speed of the boat in still water? I have drawns pictures look ...