How Many Oranges Were Distributed in Starting? If

Some oranges were distributed in 40 children equally. If 20 children are more, than every children rare 5 orange. How many oranges were distributed in starting?

  1. 200
  2. 300
  3. 400
  4. 600
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 20th June 2015 in Reasoning Questions.
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    Answer: (4) 600
    Explanation:-
    Let be the total numbers of oranges are X.
    According to the question,
    X/40 = X/(40 + 20) – 5
    X/40 = X/60 – 5
    X/40 = (X – 300)/60
    X/2 = (X – 300)/3
    3X = 2X – 600
    3X – 2X = 600
    X = 600
    Hence, the  answer (4) 600.

    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 1st July 2015.
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