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A man walking at the rate of 3 kmph crosses a square field diagonally in 2 min. What is the area of the field ?

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posted Jul 30, 2015 by Mishthy Mukherjee

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3 Solutions

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Dist. Cover diagonally =(3*2)/60=(1/10)km=100m
Area of square field =1/2*100*100=5000sq.m

solution Aug 1, 2015 by anonymous
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Just over 70.7 meter.
He has walked 100 meter (3000/60*2). Using Pythagoras gives 70.7 m.

solution Aug 1, 2015 by Jcm
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3kmhr = 50meter/minute ~ diagonal is 100 meter ~ side of square =square root of 50 meter = area of square = 50 sq meter

solution Apr 10, 2016 by Ravinder Dua



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