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Brian swims at twice the speed that a river is flowing, downstream from one moored boat to another and back again, taking 12 minutes altogether. How long would it have taken him in still water?

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At Holborn underground station there is a very long escalator. Two people are in a hurry and so climb the escalator as it is moving upwards, thus adding their speed to that of the moving steps. ... How many steps are there on the escalator?

Jumping Gerbils

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
  • What are we asked to find ?
  • What else might it be helpful to know so we can do that ?
  • Is there a way we might discover that ?