In a Class, Student X Has 8th Position from the Top and 84th from the Bottom. How Many Students Are There in the Class? - Logical Reasoning


In a class, student X has 8th position from the top and 84th from the bottom. How many students are there in the class?


  • 88

  • 96

  • 98

  • 91




Concept: Ranking (Entrance Exam)
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2015-2016 (May) Set 1


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