# Ram goes to market with a speed of 3km/h and comes back home with a speed of 2km/h.

Ram goes to market with a speed of 3km/h and comes back home with a speed of 2km/h. If he takes 5 hours in all, find the distance between home and market.

## Answer/Solution

6 km

### Steps/Work

Let the required distance be x km. Then time to go to the market =x/3 hrs. Time taken to go come back=x/2 hrs. Total time taken = (x/3+x/2) hrs. = 5x/6 Here 5x/6 =5, ie) x=6 Hence the distance between home and market = 6 km Answer :C