# Solve the given problems. All data are accurate to two significant digits unless greater accuracy is given. In testing the

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Solve the given problems. All data are accurate to two significant digits unless greater accuracy is given.

In testing the rate at which a polluted stream flows, a boat that travels at 5.5 mi/h in still water took 5.0 h to go downstream between two points, and it took 8.0 h to go upstream between the same two points. What is the rate of flow of the stream?

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## Basic Technical Mathematics

**ISBN:** 9780137529896

12th Edition

**Authors:** Allyn J. Washington, Richard Evans

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**1**- Basic Algebraic OperationsSection: Review Exercises

Problem: 144

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