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Linear Systems DST (Current \ Wind)

  1. 1
    Colin took a boat trip 120 km upstream that lasted 5 hours. The return trip lasted 4 hours.

    a) find the speed of the boat in still water.

    b) find the speed of the current.
  2. 2
    Cam flew his plane for 300 km from Toronto to Ottawa which took 3 hours with a headwind. The return trip took 2 hours.

    a) find the speed of the plane in still air.

    b) find the speed of the wind.
  3. 3
    Linda drove her boat downstream 36 km for 1 hour. The return trip took 2 hours.

    a) find the speed of the boat in still water.

    b) find the speed of the current.
  4. 4
    Jon flew his plane against the wind 600 km for 6 hours. The return trip took 5 hours.

    a) find the speed of the plane in still air.

    b) find the speed of the wind.
  5. 5
    Tanya paddled her kayak downstream 14 km. This part of the trip took 2 hours. On the return trip she only paddled 9 km, but this took one hour longer.

    a) find the speed of the kayak in still water.

    b) find the speed of the current.
  6. 6
    McKenzie flew 396 km for 3 hours with a tailwind. She flew 490 km on the return trip with a headwind which took 2 hours longer.

    a) find the speed of the plane in still air.

    b) find the speed of the wind.
  7. 7
    Marcus drove his boat 119 km upstream and took 7 hours. The return trip was 3 hours less and was 148 kilometers.

    a) find the speed of the boat in still water.

    b) find the speed of the current.
  8. 8
    Geoff and Lori flew their plane in a headwind for 4 hours and 15 minutes. The distance travelled was 467.5 kilometers. On their return trip, with a tailwind, they flew 500 kilometers for a total of 2 hours and 30 minutes.

    a) find the speed of the plane in still air.

    b) find the speed of the wind.
  9. 9
    A boat travels downstream 66.5 km and takes 1 hour and 45 minutes. On the return trip (upstream) the boat travels 77 kilometers which takes 3 hours and 30 minutes.

    a) find the speed of the boat in still water.

    b) find the speed of the current.
  10. 10
    An airplane travels 252 kilometers in a tailwind for 1 hour and 12 minutes. On the return trip,with a headwind, the plane travels 592 kilometers in 3 hours and 42 minutes.

    a) find the speed of the plane in still air.

    b) find the speed of the wind.

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