# How Many Metres can A Defeat C?

In a 50 – metre race, A defeats B by 10 metres and B defeats C by 5 metres. Then by how many metres can A defeat C?

- 15 metres
- 12 metres
- 14 metres
- 16 metres

**Answer: (1) 15 metres**

**Explanation:-**

A defeats B by 10 metres and B defeats C by 5 metres.

Then, A defeated C = 10 + 5 = 15 metres

Hence, the answer is (1) 15 metres.