A Fruit Seller Had Some Apples. He Sells 40% Apples and Still Has 420 Apples. Originally. He Had - Mathematics

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MCQ

A fruit seller had some apples. He sells 40% apples and still has 420 apples. Originally, he had

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  • 588 apples

  • 600 apples

  • 672 apples

  • 700 apples

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Solution

700 apples

Explanation : 
Suppose originally he had x apples.
Then, (100 - 40)% of x = 420

⇒ `60/100` × x = 420

⇒ x = `((420xx100)/60)`

= 700

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
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