## In still water, your small boat average 8 miles per hour. It takes you the same amount of time to travel 15 miles downstream, with the current, as 9 miles upstream, against the current. What is the rate of water's current?

**Problem**

In still water, your small boat averages 8 miles per hour. It takes you the same amount of time to travel 15 miles downstream, with the current, as 9 miles upstream, against the current. What is the rate of water's current?

A. 4 miles/hr | C. 2 miles/hr |

B. 3 miles/hr | D. 5 miles/hr |