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The speed of an aircraft in still air is 14 km/h and rate of wind is 4 km/h. If it travels along the direction of the wind for 3 hours, what is the distance travelled by the aircraft during the journey?


54 km.


55 km.


53 km.


57 km.

Ans: a

The effective speed of the aircraft in the air is 14 + 4 = 18 km/h. The distance is speed × time = 18 × 3 = 54 km.

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