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# word problem combining distance formula and percentages (700 level)

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word problem combining distance formula and percentages (700 level)  [#permalink]

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29 Aug 2017, 03:59
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jack and joseph both want to travel from city A to city B. jack's average speed is 25% more than joseph but he chooses a path which is 50% longer than joseph.
Which of the following is closest to percentage by which travel time joseph is less than jack?

A. 20%
B. 17%
C. 22%
D. 15%
E. 33%

if you like the question kudos please. i will post the detailed solution after sometime

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Re: word problem combining distance formula and percentages (700 level)  [#permalink]

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29 Aug 2017, 09:33
premprabhs111 wrote:
jack and joseph both want to travel from city A to city B. jack's average speed is 25% more than joseph but he chooses a path which is 50% longer than joseph.
Which of the following is closest to percentage by which travel time joseph is less than jack?

A. 20%
B. 17%
C. 22%
D. 15%
E. 33%

if you like the question kudos please. i will post the detailed solution after sometime

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