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# 26 CHAP - 26. RACES AND GAMES IMPORTANT FACTS Races: A...

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26. RACES AND GAMES IMPORTANT FACTS Races: A contest of speed in running, riding, driving, sailing or rowing is called race Course: The ground or path on which contests are made is called a race course. Starting Point: The point from which a race begins is known as a starting point. Winning Point or Goal: The point set to bound a race is called a winning paint or a goal. Winner: The person who first reaches the winning point is called a winner. Dead Heat Race: If all the persons contesting a race reach the goal exactly at the same time, then the race is said to be a dead heat race. Start: Suppose A and B are two contestants in a race. If before the start of the race, A is at the starting point and B is ahead of A by 12 metres, then we say that 'A gives B, a start of 12 metres. ' To cover a race of 100 metres in this case, A will have to cover 100 metres while B will have to cover only (100 - 12) = 88 metres. i In a 100 m race, 'A can give B 12 m' or 'A can give B a start of 12 m' or 'A beats

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## This note was uploaded on 08/13/2011 for the course FSD 011 taught by Professor Vinh during the Spring '11 term at Beacon FL.

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