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Time Speed Distance forms a part of the Arithmetic in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the CAT exam, and Arithmetic constitutes around 50% of the total questions in this section! This is enough to tell us how crucial a role this section can play in making or breaking your CAT preparation online. To go blazing in this section in the CAT Question Paper, it is important to have a fool-proof preparation and that is impossible without practicing CAT previous year paper. Start amping up your CAT Preparation level by solving these questions! Start from this Time Speed Distance question from CAT 2020 Slot 2 Question Paper.

Question 20 : A and B are two points on a straight line. Ram runs from A to B while Rahim runs from B to A. After crossing each other, Ram and Rahim reach their destinations in one minutes and four minutes, respectively. If they start at the same time, then the ratio of Ram's speed to Rahim's speed is

  1. 2
  2. 2√2
  3. √2
  4. \\frac{1}{2})

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Explanatory Answer

Two points on a Line
Distance is constant, So ratio of their time taken is same
\\frac{t}{4}) = \\frac{1}{t})
t2 = 4
t = 2
Ram takes 3 minutes and Rahim takes 6 minutes
So Ratio of Ram’s speed : Rahim’s speed= 2 : 1 = 2

The answer is, "2"

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