# If Rohan and Tavish finished at the same time, how long did Soham take?

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1 n a running race, Rohan finished in three-quarters of the time Soham took, plus 20 seconds. Tavish finished in seven-ninths of Soham's time plus 12 seconds.
If Rohan and Tavish finished at the same time, how long did Soham take?

posted Aug 16, 2018
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4 min 48 sec

If Soham's time to finish is x, then
x*3/4+20=x*7/9+12
x=288 seconds= 4 min 48 seconds

answer Aug 16, 2018

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