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In a race of 200 m run, A beats S by 20 m and N by 40 m. If S and N are running a race of 100 m with exactly same speed as before, then by how many metres will S beat N? - Mathematics

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MCQ

In a race of 200 m run, A beats S by 20 m and N by 40 m. If S and N are running a race of 100 m with exactly same speed as before, then by how many metres will S beat N?

Options

  • 11.11 m

  • 10 m

  • 12 m

  • 25 m

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Solution

11.11 m

Explanation:

When A runs 200 m
          S runs 180 m
          N runs 160 m

When S runs 100 m. N will run`=100xx160/180=88.89`

i.e. S will beat N by (100 − 88.89) = 11.11 m

Concept: Time, Distance and Speed(Entrance Exam)
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