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In a race of 500 m, A can beat B by 30 m and C by 20 m. In a race of 1200 m, C will beat B by what distance?

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In a race of 500 m, A can beat B by 30 m and C by 20 m. In a race of 1200 m, C will beat B by what distance?
posted Dec 26, 2018 by Vishal

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24 m


A= 500 --> B=470, C=480
(C-B)/500=10/500=1/50 - B loses to C 1 m for every 50 m, in a race of 1200 m, C will beat B by 1200/50=24 m

answer Dec 26, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov



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