two poles are placed at P and Q on either side of a road such that the line joining P and Q is perpendicular

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Q 1669791615.     two poles are placed at P and Q on either side of a
road such that the line joining P and Q is
perpendicular to the length of the road. A person
moves x m away from P parallel to the road and
places another pole at R. Then, the person moves
further x m in the same direction and turns and
moves a distance y m away from the road
perpendicularly. where he finds himself, Qand R
on the same line. The distance between P and Q
(i.e. the width of the road) in metre is
CDS 2016
A

x

B

x/2

C

y

D

2y

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