How to cross the river puzzle

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A 50m wide river is flowing endlessly. Two boys are standing near the lakeside, wanting to cross the river. A boat is tied to a tree nearby. The boat is weak and can carry only one person at a time.

Both of them still manage to cross the river. How did they manage to do it?

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    Both persons are on the opposite ends of the river. The one with boat to his side 1st unties the boat and crosses the river and then the other person gets the boat when the 1st person vacates it and then he is also able to cross the river

    Amanjonty23 Guru Answered on 4th May 2016.
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    Both persons are on the opposite ends of the river. The one with boat to his side 1st unties the boat and crosses the river and then the other person gets the boat when the 1st person vacates it and then he is also able to cross the river

    mohitsingh Genius Answered on 4th May 2016.
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    both persons are on the different side of the lake therefore they managed to cross the lake by going from one side to another side..

    suraj Guru Answered on 29th May 2016.
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    one man took the boat and then he pushed the boat perpendicular to river flow .the other man ran at speed of river along the river  and got hold of boat and then rest is easy.
    only when both standing on same side.other wise……………………

    Yodha Expert Answered on 4th May 2016.
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