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

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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

Options

  • 32

  • 34

  • 36

  • 24

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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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