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  1. A car runs at 60 km per hr. A man runs at one-third the speed of the car and reaches office from his house in 15 minutes. How far is his office from his house?
    1. 7 km
    2. 5.5 km
    3. 6 km
    4. 5 km
Correct Option: D

Man’s speed =
1
of the speed of car
3
=
1
× 60 = 20 km per hr.
3

Time taken to reach office= 15
minutes =
15
=
1
hr.
604

∴  Distance between his house and office
= Speed × Time
= 20 ×
1
= 5 km.
4


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