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A race-boat covers a distance of 60km downstream in one and half hour. It covers this distance upstream in 2 hours. The speed of the race-boat in still

water s 35 km/hr. Find the speed of the stream.


Let speed of boat=x kmph
let speed of stream=y kmph
therefore,x+y=60/(3/2)=40 kmph
x=35 kmph is given
thus,y=5 kmph
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