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The Sum of the Three Numbers is 98. If the Ratio of the First to the Second is 2 : 3 and that of the Second to the Third is 5 : 8, Then the Second Number is - Mathematics

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The sum of the three numbers is 98. If the ratio of the first to the second is 2 : 3 and that of the second to the third is 5 : 8, then the second number is

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  • 20

  • 30

  • 48

  • 58

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Solution

30
Explanation:
Let the three parts be A. B. C. Then,
A : B = 2 : 3
and B : C = 5 : 8
A : B : C = 10 : 15 : 24

B = `(98xx15/49)=30`

Concept: Ratio and Proportion (Entrance Exam)
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