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A Person Can Swim in Still Water at 4 Km/Hr. If the Speed of Water is 2 Km/Hr, How Many Hours Will the Man Take to Swim Back Against the Current for 6 Km? - Mathematics

MCQ

Solve the following question and mark the best possible option.
A person can swim in still water at 4 km/hr. If the speed of water is 2 km/hr, how many hours will the man take to swim back against the current for 6 km?

Options

  • 3

  • 4

  • `4 1/2`

  • Data inadequate

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Solution

Speed upstream = (4 -2)km/h = 2 km/h
Time taken to swim 6km agianst the current is 6 / (4-2) = 3 hours.

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
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