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A thief runs from a police station at a uniform speed of 100m per.after 1 minute a policeman runs behind the thief to catch him.he goes at a speed of

8m/minute in the first minute and increases his speed by 10m/minute in each succeeding minute.after how many minutes will the policeman catch the thief
pls be fast
yes 100m/min
can u answer a little faster
one min


The policeman will get the theif in 21 minutes.
you have to increase the speed of the policeman by 10m/min every minute.
i made a table that conists of one column for time and the other two for policeman and the theif.As the speed of the policeman increased,he was able to catch the theif when his speed was 208m/min.
hope it helps. :)

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sorry for the late response & pls mark as best answer
thank u so much
u r welcome
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