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A tank is (3/8)th filled with water. When 68 liters of water are added, it becomes (4/5)th filled. What is the capacity of the tank?

A

160 liters.

B

170 liters.

C

180 liters.

D

190 liters.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let x be the capacity in liters. ${3x}/8 + 68 = {4x}/5$. Solving, x = 160 liters.


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