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In covering a definite distance, the speeds of P & Q are in the ratio of 5:6. P takes 45 mins more than Q to reach the target. The time taken by P to reach the target is. a) 4 hrs 20 mins b) 4 hrs 45 mins c) 2hrs 30 mins d) 4hrs 30 mins
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Ratio of speeds = 5:6

Ratio of time =6:5

Suppose P takes 6x hrs and Q takes 5x hrs to reach the target. Then,

6x – 5x = 45/60

X=3/4

Time taken by P = 6x hrs

=(6*3/4)hrs

=4.5 hrs

i.e., the time taken by P to reach the target is 4hrs 30mins
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