In a test Abha gets twice the marks as that of Palak. Two times Abha's marks and three times Palak's marks make 280. The solution of the equation is ______. - Mathematics

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In a test Abha gets twice the marks as that of Palak. Two times Abha's marks and three times Palak's marks make 280.

The solution of the equation is ______.

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Solution

The solution of the equation is 40.

Explanation:

Solve the equation for x,

⇒ 4x + 3x = 280

⇒ 7x = 280

⇒ `(7x)/7 = 280/7`  .....[Dividing both sides by 7]

x = 40

Hence, the solution of the equation is 40.

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