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# A train leaves Muzaffarpur at 2: 15 p.m. and travels at the rate of 50 kmph towards Hazipur. Another train leaves Hazipur at 1:35 p.m. and travels at the rate of 60 kmph towards Muzaffarpur. If the distance between Hazipur and Muzaffarpur is 590 km at what distance from Muzaffarpur will the two trains meet?

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200 km
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300 km
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250 km
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225 km
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Solution

## The correct option is C 250 kmAt 2:15 PM the distance between the two trains would be 550 km as the train from Hazipur to Muzaffarpur would already have travelled for 40 minutes. After that they would take 550110=5 hours to meet. Thus, the train from Muzaffarpur would have travelled 250 km before the meeting. Option (c) is correct.

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