How Much Time will be Taken by him to Ride both ways on Cycle?

A village Patwari walks a certain distance and rides back on cycle in 5 hours and 23 minutes altogether. He could walk both ways in 6 hours 17 minutes. The time taken by him to ride both ways on cycle will be

  1. 3 hours 21 minutes
  2. 4 hours 30 minutes
  3. 4 hours 29 minutes
  4. 4 hours 10 minutes
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 10th November 2015 in Maths.
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Let the distance be x km. Then,

(Time taken to walk x km) + (Time taken to ride x km) = 5 hrs 23 min. [Given]

=> (Time taken to walk 2x km) + (Time taken to ride 2x km) = 10 hrs 46 min.

But, time taken to walk 2x km = 6 hrs 17 min. [Given]

Time taken to ride 2x km = (10 hrs 46 min – 5 hrs 23 min) = 4 hrs 29 min.

 

srinivas08 Default Answered on 14th November 2015.
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