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Time & Distance

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A boat running upstream takes 8 hours 48 minutes to cover a certain distance, while it takes 4 hours to cover the same distance running downstream. What is the ratio between the speed of the boat and speed of the water current respectively?



A 2 : 1
B . 3 : 2
C . 8 : 3
D . Cannot be determined
E None of these

Ans. C

Let’s the man’s rate upstream be x km/h and that downstream be y km/h. Then distance covered upstream in 8 hours 48 min. = Distance covered in downstream in 4 hrs

Required ratio

8 : 3

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