A theif runs aways from a police station with a uniform speed of 100mfor 1 min
After one minute a policeman runs behind the theif to catch him.He goes at a speed of 100m/min in the first minute and then increases his speed by 10 m each succeeding minute After how many minutes the policeman will catch the theif?

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2016-03-18T11:10:34+05:30
The police could catch the thief in 5 minutes
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heu give me the steps for ur answer pls
just think the thief would be 500 m away after 5 minutes ,and the police is at 100 m when the thief is in200 m as he started after 1 minute and after 5 min he will be at100+110+120+130+140+150= 500 as he increases 10 m after every minute
just think the thief would be 500 m away after 5 minutes ,and the police is at 100 m when the thief is in200 m as he started after 1 minute and after 5 min he will be at100+110+120+130+140+150= 500 as he increases 10 m after every minute
is this an AP sum?