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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.


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