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The Ghaziabad-Hapur-Meerut EMU and the Meerut-Hapur-Ghaziabad EMU start at the same time from Ghaziabad and Meerut and proceed towards each other at 16 km/hr and 21 km/hr respectively. When they meet, it is found that one train has travelled 60 km more than the other. The distance between two stations is:


445 km


444 km


440 km


450 km

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Option(B) is correct

The two trains start simultaneously. Let they meet after a time ‘$t$’.

The train that has covered 60 km more must be the faster of the two. 



$⇒ t=12$ hours.

Since they are traveling towards each other, total distance is the sum of the distances travelled by the two trains individually.

Total distance = $16\times12+21\times12$ = 444 Km

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