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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.


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