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Question: A certain race is made up of three stretches: A, B and C, each 2 km long, and to be covered by a certain mode of transport. The following table gives these modes of transport for the stretches, and the minimum and maximum possible speeds (in km/hr) over these stretches. The speed over a particular stretch is assumed to be constant. The previous record for the race is 10 min.

Min.

Max.

A

Car

40

60

B

Motorcycle

30

50

C

Bicycle

10

20

Anshuman travels at minimum speed by car over A and completes stretch B at the fastest speed. At what speed should he cover stretch C in order to break the previous record?


  1. Maximum speed for C
  2. Minimum speed for C
  3. This is not possible
  4. None of these

Correct Option:3

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