Race riddle

Jacob and John run a 100 meter race. Jacob wins by five yards. To make it sporting, he starts 5 yards behind the original start line in the second race. Assuming both runners run at the same speed, who wins the second race? The challenge is to solve this problem without doing any algebra.

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SherlockHolmes Expert Asked on 11th September 2018 in Logic Puzzles.
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    Jacob also wins the second race because it will cost him less time to run 5 yards than it will cost John to run that 5 yard

    CugelTheWise Scholar Answered 4 days ago.
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