MCQ

In a bag, there are some diamonds. In another bag, there is one fourth the number more than the number of diamonds in the first bag. If the difference in the number of diamonds in the first and second bag is 3, how many diamonds are there in the first bag?

#### Options

12

10

8

16

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#### Solution

12

**Explanation:**

Let the number of diamonds in the first bag = a

∴ The number of diamonds is the second bag `= "a" + "a"/4 = "5a"/4`

According to the given condition

`=> "5a"/4 - "a" = 3 => "a" = 12`

Concept: Analytical and Logical Reseasoning

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