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Mr. P is thrice as efficient as Mr. Q and can finish a piece of work by taking 26 days less. In how many days does Mr. P finish that work?

A

13.

B

12.

C

14.

D

15.

Soln.
Ans: a

Let the time taken by P be x days. Then the time taken by Q is 3x. The difference is 3x - x. So, 2x = 26. Solving, x = 13.


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