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A salesman is on a tour and has Rs. 240 for his expenses. If he exceeds his tour by 4 days, then he has to cut down his daily expenses by Rs. 10. What is the duration of his tour?


10 days.


12 days.


8 days.


14 days.

Ans: c

Let the duration be x days. We have $240/x$ - $240/{x + 4}$ = 10. This equation can now be solved, or you can try substituting the options one by one, to obtain x = 8 days.

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