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CAT-2004-Previous Years Paper

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A father and his son are waiting at a bus stop in the evening. There is a lamp post behind them. The lamp post, the father and his son stand on the same straight line. The father observes that the shadows of his head and his son’s head are incident at the same point on the ground. If the heights of the lamp post, the father and his son are 6 m, 1.8 m and 0.9 m respectively, and the father is standing 2.1 m away from the post then how far (in m) is the son standing from his father?



A 0.9
B 0.75
C 0.6
D 0.45

Ans. D

ABE FCE

… (i)

Also ABE GDE

…(ii)

From (i) and (ii) x = 0.45.

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