The difference between a number and its three fifth is 50. What is the number?

  1. 150
  2. 125
  3. 130
  4. 140
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 24th January 2016 in Maths.
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    Answer:  (2) 125

    Explanation:-
    Let the number be X

    The difference between a number and its three fifth is 50.
    Then,  X – 3 X/5 = 50
    (5 X – 3 X)/5 = 50
    2 X = 50 x 5
    2 X = 250
    X = 250/2
    X = 125

    Then, the number is 125.

    Hence, the correct answer is option (2) 125.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 28th January 2016.
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