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Solve the Following: Sachin Scored Twice as Many Runs as Rahul. Together, Their Runs Fell Two Short of a Double Century. How Many Runs Did Each One Score? - Mathematics

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Solve the following:

Sachin scored twice as many runs as Rahul. Together, their runs fell two short of a double century. How many runs did each one score?

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Solution

Let Rahul’s score be x.

Therefore, Sachin’s score = 2x

Rahul’s score + Sachin’s score = 200 - 2

2x + x = 198

3x = 198

Dividing both sides by 3,

`(3x)/3 = 198/3`

x = 66

Rahul’s score = 66

Sachin’s score = 2 × 66 = 132

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NCERT Class 7 Maths
Chapter 4 Simple Equations
Exercise 4.4 | Q 2.3 | Page 91
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