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# A person travels in a car from his village to a town at a speed of 50 km/hr for 4 hours. There he spends an hour moving about 20 km. He then returns to his vilage at a speed 40 km/hr. His average speed over the whole journey (in km/hr) is

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Solution

## The correct option is B 42We know that Distance=Speed×Time So the distance from village to town =50×4=200kmAs the same distance is covered from the town back to the village, time taken =DistanceSpeed=20040=5 hours. Now, Average Speed =Total distance coveredtotal time taken=200+20+2004+1+5=42010=42km/hr

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