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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?


175 marks.


177 marks.


173 marks.


179 marks.

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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