# Math/Algebra ?

A trimaran boat, with a top speed of 24 not, won the tournament cup in 2010. It’s top speed is 6 kn more than 1.5 times the top speed of the winner monohull in the 2007 tournament. Find the top speed of the monohull in the 2007 tournament.

The top speed of the monohull in the 2007 tournament was______ knots

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- AshLv 73 weeks ago
Let monohull's top speed = x knots

Trimaran's top speed = 1.5x + 6 knots

24 knots = 1.5x + 6 knots

1.5x = 18

x = 18/1.5

x = 12 knots ← monohull's top speed in 2007

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