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If Ram travels to his school from his house at the speed of 3 km/hr, then he reaches the school 5 minutes late. If he travels at the speed of 4 km/hr, then he reaches the school 5 minutes earlier than school time. The distance of his school from his house is

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1 km
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2 km
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4 km
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6 km
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Solution

The correct option is B 2 kmLet the distance between school and house be x km. The difference of time =10 minutes =1060 hour Now, x3−x4=1060 ⇒x12=16 ⇒x=2 Hence, the distance of his school from his house is 2 km.

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