# The Sum of the Three Numbers is 132. If the First Number Be Twice the Second and Third Numbers Be One-third of the First. Then the Second Number is - Mathematics

MCQ

The sum of the three numbers is 132. If the first number be twice the second and third numbers be one-third of the first. then the second number is

• 32

• 34

• 36

• 24

#### Solution

36
Explanation:
Let, second number = x
Then, first number = 2x
and third number = 1/3 x 2x
Now, Sum = 132
⇒ x + 2x + (2x)/3 = 132
⇒ (9x +2x)/3 = l32
⇒ x = 132 x 3/11 = 36
∴ The second number is 36

Concept: Number System (Entrance Exam)
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