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# Ram can push a certain cart 4 times as fast as Rahim can. If they take

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27 Oct 2018, 10:14
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Ram can push a certain cart 4 times as fast as Rahim can. If they take turns pushing the cart for one hour, and each person always pushes at his or her
constant rate, do they push the cart farther than 3 miles?
1) In 2 hours Rahim can push the cart 2 miles.
2) Ram and Rahim push the cart for 4 hours.

Weekly Quant Quiz #6 Question No 4

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27 Oct 2018, 10:22
Yes they can push the cart farther than 3 miles.
From 1) Rahim's speed is 1mile per hour. Therefore, Ram's speed is 4miles per hour.Taking turns for one hour means they push (1+4) = 5 miles
2) Pushing for 4 hours also means (1*2)+(4*2)=10 miles

Therefore, they can push farther than 3 miles.
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