Praveen Has Rs. 4,662 in the Form of 2, 5 and 10 Rupee Notes. If These Notes Are in the Ratio of 3:5:8, the Number of Five Rupees Notes with Hi M Is: - Mathematics

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Praveen has Rs. 4,662 in the form of 2, 5 and 10 rupee notes. If these notes are in the ratio of 3:5:8, the number of five rupees notes with him is:

Options

  • 336

  • 250

  • 210

  • 84

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Solution

210

Explanation:

Let the number of 2,5 and 10 rupees notes be 3x, 5x and 8x.

Then, sum of their values = 3x × 2 + 5x × 5 + 8x × 10
= 111 x

∴ 111 x = 4662

∴ `"x"=4662/111=42`

Hence, the number of 5 rupees notes = 42 × 5 = 210.

Concept: Ratio and Proportion (Entrance Exam)
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