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Question

The sum of two numbers is 2304. One of them is 188% of the other. The smaller number is?

A

800.

B

810.

C

790.

D

820.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the numbers be x and ${188x}/100$. The sum is x + ${188x}/100$ which is same as ${288x}/100 = 2304$. Solving we get the smaller number x = 800.


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