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13-01-2022 Races and Games

Q. In a race of 200 m, A can beat B by 31 m and C by 18 m. In a race of 350 m, C will beat B by:

A. 22.75 m
B. 25 m
C. 19.5 m
D. 7(4/7) m


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Commented on 2022-01-15 10:47:49 (IST)
Answer: Option B

 

Explanation:

A : B = 200 : 169.

A : C = 200 : 182.

C/B = (C/A x A/B) = (182/200 x 200/169) = 182 : 169.

When C covers 182 m, B covers 169 m.

When C covers 350 m, B covers (169/182 x 350) m   = 325 m.

Therefore, C beats B by (350 - 325) m = 25 m.