Mathematics
Grade-4-
Easy

Question

The world record for long jump is 8.95 mts by Mike Powell, record for long jump in Europeans is 8.86 mts by Robert Emmiyan, and the record in Olympic is 8.90 mts by Bob Beamon. Among all the one who holds the longest jump is

  1. Mike
  2. Robert
  3. Bob
  4. Mike and Bob

Hint:

Try to compare all the records starting from most significant digit to list significant digit and select maximum .

The correct answer is: Mike


Step 1 : Compare first two
8.95 by Mike Powell and 8.86 by Robert
8 and 8 first digits of both the numbers are same.
9 and 8, so Mike Powell.
Step 2 : compare result of previous with current left,
8.95 by Mike Powell and 8.90 by Bob
8 and 8 first digits are same.
9 and 9, second digits are same.
5 and 0, so Mike Powell.
So, Mike Powell holds the record with a jump of 8.95 mts.

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