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The population of a town is 517530. If one out of every 15 is reported to be literate, find how many literate persons are there in the town. - Mathematics

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The population of a town is 517530. If one out of every 15 is reported to be literate, find how many literate persons are there in the town.

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Solution

Population of the town = 517530
`(1/15)` of the population is reported to be literate, i.e., `(1/15)` × 517530 = 517530 ÷ 15

∴ There are 34502 illiterate persons in the given town.

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RS Aggarwal Class 6 Mathematics
Chapter 3 Whole Numbers
Exercise 3E | Q 15 | Page 56
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