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Ram Singh and Priyadarshan start together from the same point on a circular path and walk around, each at his own pace until both arrive together at the starting point. If Ram Singh performs the circuit in 3 minutes 44 seconds and Priyadarshan in 6 minutes 4 seconds, how many times does Ram Singh go around the path?


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8
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13
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15
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Cannot be determined
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Solution

The correct option is B 13
The respective times are 224 seconds and 364 seconds. They will meet at the starting point in the LCM of these times, which is 2912.
Hence, Ram Singh will cover the circle 2912224=13 times.


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