Which Number is the Greater ?

The ratio of two numbers is 3:4 and their sum is 420. The greater of the two number is:

  1. 75
  2. 200                                
  3. 240                                  
  4. 315

 

Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 21st May 2015 in Maths.
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Answer:(3) 240
The ratio of two numbers is 3: 4

Let be the first number is 3x and second number is 4x.

The sum of the numbers = 420

3x + 4x = 420

7x = 420

X = 420/7 = 60, x = 60

Thus, the first number = 3x = 3 x 60 = 180

And second number = 4x = 4 x 60 = 240                       Ans.

Hence, the greater of two number is 240.

 

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 22nd May 2015.
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