# Boat and Stream shortcut tricks

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## Problem on Boats & Stream- Tricks, tips & Questions

This is the important topics for IBPS bank exams and other competitive exams i.e.” Problem on Boats & Streams“.You can learn some formulas and basic terms used in the problems of Boats and Stream.If you think that how to solve problems on Boats & Stream using the shortcut, tricks, and tips for that. For this topic,questions asked in Pre exam and also Main exams.You can also download these study materials in PDF format.

### Some terms & formula related to problem on boats & streams

#### Upstream

The direction of the stream is upstream.

#### Downstream

The direction along with the stream is downstream.

#### Basic points

1. Speed of a boat in water is u km/hr and speed of stream is v km/hr then

Speed of downstream=(u+v) km/hr.

Also Read:  IBPS Synonym for Bank Exam Notes

Speed of upstream=(u-v) km/hr.

2. Speed of downstream is a km/hr and speed of upstream is b km/hr

Speed of water =$\frac { 1 }{ 2 } \left( a+b \right)$ km/hr

Speed of stream=$\frac { 1 }{ 2 } \left( a-b \right)$ km/hr

Read the notes on Problem on Boats & Stream and achieve good marks in IBPS Clerk exam and IBPS PO exam

Question 1: A boat can travel with a speed of 13 km/hr in still water. If the speed of the stream is 4 km/hr, find the time taken by the boat to go 68 km downstream.

Question 2:

A boat goes against the stream and covers 18 km in 3 hours while covering the same distance along the stream in 2 hours. What would be the speed of boat in still water?

Question 3:

A boy can row upstream at 6 km/hr and downstream at 12 km/hr.find boy’s rate in still water and the rate of current?

Question 4:
A boat can travel with a speed of 14 km / hr in still water.if the speed of the stream is 4 km/ hr, find the time taken to go 72 km downstream.

Question 5:
If a steam boat goes 8 km upstream in 40 minutes and the speed of stream is 5 km/h, In still water what would be the speed of the boat ?