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In an examination, a student who secured 25% of the maximum marks fails by 60 marks but another candidate who secures 45% of the maximum marks gets 10 marks more than required passing marks. - Mathematics

MCQ

In an examination, a student who secured 25% of the maximum marks fails by 60 marks but another candidate who secures 45% of the maximum marks gets 10 marks more than required passing marks. The maximum number of marks is

Options

  • 450

  • 350

  • 525

  • none of these

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Solution

350

Explanation:

By getting 25% marks one fails by 60 marks

By getting 45% marks other get 10 marks more than required passing marks

Let Maximum marks = x

ATQ

(45 − 25)% of x =70

`20/100"x"=70`

x = 350

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
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