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What place did Steve achieve after overtaking his friend?

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In an 800 m marathon, Steve managed to overtake his friend, Roderick, in the last 7 seconds of the race, who would have otherwise finished second.
What place did Steve achieve after overtaking his friend?
What place would Steve have achieved had he managed to overtake the last runner?

posted Sep 1, 2015 by Mohammed Hussain

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3 Answers

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Steve now finished 2nd.
He would have finished 1st if he had overtaken the last runner (assuming there are only 3 runners).

answer Sep 1, 2015 by Jcm
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Steve now finishes the second.
He would have finished the second from last if he had overtaken the last runner.

answer Sep 2, 2015 by Justine Mtafungwa
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For the first question, the answer is second as Roderick was in second before being overtaken.
As for the second question, it's second, but from the last

answer Sep 2, 2015 by Sai Prashanth



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