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A cyclist travels at a speed of 8km/h. Had he travelled at 16km/h he would have covered a distance of 64 km more. What is the total distance travelled by him?


64 km.


65 km.


63 km.


66 km.

Ans: a

By the given problem, the time is same for both cases. If the total distance covered by him at 8km/h is x, then, $x/8 = {x + 64}/16$. Solving, we obtain x = 64 km.

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