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, `Q`and `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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