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### Question

1/10 of a boy's score in Maths exceeds 1/25 of his score in English by 22 marks. What is his score in English, if his total score in English and Maths is 465?

**A**

175 marks.

**B**

177 marks.

**C**

173 marks.

**D**

179 marks.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Let the score in English be E, then his score in math is 465 - E. We have also been given $(465 - E)/10 = E/25 + 22$. Solving for E, we get E = 175.