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### Question

One number is 76 more than the other, and it is 69% of the sum of them. What is the number?

**A**

138.

**B**

238.

**C**

438.

**D**

338.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Let the numbers be x and x - 76. We have been given x = $69/100$ × (x + x - 76), which gives 100x = 69 × (2x - 76), solving, we get x = 138.