# River Crossing

**Algebra**Level 5

Two boats are crossing the river from opposite sides.

When they first meet, they are 720 feet from the near shore.

When they reach the opposite shores, they immediately turn around.

The second time that they meet is 400 feet from the far shore.

How wide is the river (in feet)?

When they first meet, they are 720 feet from the near shore.

When they reach the opposite shores, they immediately turn around.

The second time that they meet is 400 feet from the far shore.

How wide is the river (in feet)?

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