A taken 3 hours more than B to walk 30 km. But if A doubles his pace, he is ahead of B by begin mathsize 12px style 3 over 2 end style begin mathsize 12px style straight A equals 1 over straight x space or space straight x equals 10 over 3 end stylehours. Find their speed of walking.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 9th Aug, 2017, 09:32: AM

Expert Answer:

Let speed of  km/hr.

and  km/hr.

Therefore according to the question we get two equation.

  ……..(1)

……..(2)

Now Let begin mathsize 12px style 1 over straight x equals straight A space and space 1 over straight y equals straight B end style

Then equation (1) and (2) becomes

         

or                ……..        (3)

               …….. (4) 

Adding (3) and (4) we get

                 

Putting this value of A in (3) we get

         

 But begin mathsize 12px style straight A equals 1 over straight x space or space straight x equals 10 over 3 end style

 and begin mathsize 12px style straight B equals 1 over straight y space or space straight y equals 5 end style

Hence speed of A is begin mathsize 12px style 10 over 3 end style km/hr and B is 5 km/hr.

Answered by  | 9th Aug, 2017, 11:32: AM

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