A and B are athletes. A covers a distance of 1 km in 5 minutes and 50 seconds, while B covers the same distance in 6 minutes and 4 seconds. If both of them start together and run at uniform speed, approximately by what distance will A win a 5 km marathon.

- a)220 m
- b)247 m
- c)192 m
- d)157 m

Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

4 Answers

Rohan Raval
answered
2 weeks ago

A takes 29 mins 10 secs to complete race of 5 kms. B covers distance of 4.794 kms in 29 mins 10 secs which is 192 mtrs less

Chandra Kishor
answered
2 weeks ago

Ans is 192m

v1= 1000/350(m/s)

v2= 1000/364(m/s)

v=distance/time

whe distance =5000meter

t1=5000*350/1000= 1750second

at that time B was at what distance

d2= 1000*1750/364= 4807.69

so, A win by 5000-d2= 192.3meters

v1= 1000/350(m/s)

v2= 1000/364(m/s)

v=distance/time

whe distance =5000meter

t1=5000*350/1000= 1750second

at that time B was at what distance

d2= 1000*1750/364= 4807.69

so, A win by 5000-d2= 192.3meters

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