# The speed of a stream is 4 mph. A boat travels 6 miles upstream in the same time it takes to travel 14 miles downstream. What is the speed of the boat in still water?

##### 1 Answer

May 31, 2016

The speed of boat in still water be

#### Explanation:

Let the speed of boat in still water be

Time taken by boat for travelling

As the two are equal

Hence

Hence