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Question

The speed of an aircraft in still air is 14 km/h and rate of wind is 8 km/h. If it travels along the direction of the wind for 7 hours, what is the distance travelled by the aircraft during the journey?

A

154 km.

B

155 km.

C

153 km.

D

157 km.

Soln.
Ans: a

The effective speed of the aircraft in the air is 14 + 8 = 22 km/h. The distance is speed × time = 22 × 7 = 154 km.


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