Tuesday, 1 November 2011

Arithmetic-15 (CAT-2004)

Karan and Arjun run a 100-meter race, where Karan beats Arjun by 10 meters. To do a favour to Arjun, Karan starts 10 meters behind the starting line in a second 100-meter race. They both run at their earlier speeds. Which of the following is true in connection with the second race?
(1) Karan and Arjun reach the finishing line simultaneously
(2) Arjun beats Karan by 1 meter
(3) Arjun beats Karan by 11 meters
(4) Karan beats by Arjun 1 meter
For Answer Click on "Read more" below:
In a 100-meter race, Karan beats Arjun by 10 meters.
=> For 100-meters, Karan is ahead of Arjun by 10 meters
=> Proportionately, for additional 10 meters, Karan is ahead of Arjun by 1 meter in addition
=> Karan is ahead of 10+1 = 11 meters. But Arjun runs 10 meters less than Karan
=> Karan is ahead of 11-10 = 1 meter
Answer (4)

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