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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.