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Rajdhani Express met with an accident while crossing the bridge on the Krishna River. 1114th of the length of the train was found hanging off the rails on the river. If the length of the train was 322 m, find out what length of the train was found hanging? [4 MARKS]

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Given the length of the train is 322 m

Let x metres be the length that was found hanging. Then using unitary method we have



Or, x×1414=322×1114

Or, 14x=322×11

x=322×1114

=32214×11

=23×11

=253 metres

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