GMAT Challenge Question

This week’s GMAT challenge from is a problem solving question.

A policeman chases after a thief who has a 500m head start. They run at constant speeds, with the policeman running 1 km every 6 minutes and the thief 1 km every 10 minutes. How long will policeman take to catch up with the thief?

  1. 3.5 minutes
  2. 7.5 minutes
  3. 10 minutes
  4. 15 minutes
  5. 17.5 minutes

Have a go at answering this and then review your answer.

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