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Vikrant drives to office from home every day at a steady rate of x kilometers per hour. On a particular day, Vikrant car tire punctured exactly half way to office. He immediately started walking to office at a steady pace of y kilometers per hour. He arrived at office exactly t hours after leaving his home. How many kilometers is it from the office to Vikrant's home?


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Solution

The correct option is C


Note that it is a variable variable question. It can be solved in no time at all using assumption.
Let the total distance =12 km. Let x = 6 kmph and y = 6 kmph
Then t = 2

Look where you are getting 2 in the answer options. Answer is option (c)


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