# Tips and Tricks to solve Speed related Aptitude Questions

### Important Formulas to solve racing problems

#### Some Terms used in the questions:

statements mathematical interpretations
A beats B by t seconds A finishes the race t seconds before B finishes.
A gives B a start of t seconds A starts t seconds after B starts from the same starting point.
A gives B a start of x metres While A starts from the starting point, B starts x meters ahead from the same starting point at the same time.

To cover a race of 100 metres in this case, A will have to cover 100 metres while B will have to cover only (100 – x) metres.

Game of 100 A game in which the participant who scores 100 points first wins.
In a game of 100, A can give B 20 points While A scores 100 points, B scores only 100-20=80 points.

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#### 5. In a 300 m race A beats B by 22.5 m or 6 seconds. B's time over the course is:

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QUIZ ON RACES AND GAMES
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