#### Question

A loaded truck travels 14 km in 25 minutes. If the speed remains the same, how far can it travel in 5 hours?

#### Solution

Let the distance travelled by the truck in 5 hours be *x* km.

We know, 1 hour = 60 minutes

∴ 5 hours = (5 × 60) minutes = 300 minutes

The given information in the form of a table is as follows.

Distance travelled (in km) |
14 | x |

Time (in min) |
25 | 300 |

The distance travelled by the truck and the time taken by the truck are directly proportional to each other. Therefore,

`14/25 =x/300`

`x = (14xx300)/25 = 168`

Hence, the distance travelled by the truck is 168 km.

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Solution A Loaded Truck Travels 14 Km in 25 Minutes. If the Speed Remains the Same, How Far Can It Travel in 5 Hours? Concept: Concept of Direct Proportion.