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Question

When a certain amount of money was distributed among 21 boys, each of them got Rs. 40 more than the amount received by 29 boys when the same amount was distributed among them. What was the amount?

A

Rs. 3045.

B

Rs. 3047.

C

Rs. 3043.

D

Rs. 3049.

Soln.
Ans: a

If x is the amount, $x/21 - x/29 = 40$, which can be re-arranged to get x = ${40 × 29 × 21}/{29 - 21}$ = Rs. 3045.


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