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Answer the question on the basis of following information.

In a Decathlon, the events are $\text{100 m, 400 m, 100 m}$ hurdles, $\text{1500 m},$ High jump, Pole vault, Long jump, Discus, Shot put and Javelin. The performance in the first four of these events is consolidated into Score $1,$ the next three into Score $2,$ and the last three into Score $3.$ Each such consolidation is obtained by giving appropriate positive weights to individual events. The final score is simply the total of these three scores. The athletes with the highest, second highest and the third highest final scores receive the gold, silver and bronze medals, respectively. The table given below gives the scores and performance of nineteen top athletes in this event.
The athletes from FRG and USA decided to run a $4 \times 100\;\text{m}$ relay race for their respective countries with the country having three athletes borrowing the athlete from CZE. Assume that all the athletes ran their stretch of the relay race at the same speed as in Decathlon event. How much more time did the FRG relay team take as compared to the USA team?

1. $0.18$
2. $0.28$
3. $0.78$
4. $0.00$

1. 0.28

0.28
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