# Boats and Streams Formulas Aptitude Questions Shortcuts tricks Pdf

# Boats and Streams Formulas concept shortcuts tricks Problems with solutions notes Pdf download

Boats and streams problems is one of the important topic in quantitative aptitude questions. Keeping that in mind we posted here the concept of this topic with solved questions, formula, basic concept, shortcuts and tricks. We hope this will be useful for the preparation of exams like GRE MBA, CAT competitive exams, bank exams like SBI and other placement exams. Let’s we first discuss about the formulas used to solve the boat and stream quantitative aptitude questions.

## Boats and streams formulas

Short tricks with formula for boats and streams is given as you expected,

**Downstream / Upstream :**

Direction along the stream is called Downstream.

Direction against the stream is called upstream.

If the speed in the still water is x km / hr and the speed of the stream is y km / hr then,

speed downstream = (x + y) km / hr.

speed upstream = (x – y) km / hr.

If the speed downstream is u km / hr and the speed upstream is v km / hr then,

speed in still water = (1 / 2) (a + b) km / hr.

Rate of stream = (1 / 2) (a – b) km / hr.

### How to solve boats and streams problems – Example

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## 3 Comments

This was soo easy to understand..! Thanks a Lot..cheers!!!

Alas!!! but sir i have a small doubt regarding the formula ata=btb why should we equate both of them…?

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