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The average price of 10 books is Rs. 12 while the average price of 8 of these books is Rs. 11.75. Of the remaining two books, if the price of one book is 60% more than the price of the other, what ia the pice of each of these two books ?

A) 16,12 B) 10,16
C) 23,9 D) 8,7

Answer:   B) 10,16



Explanation:

Total pice of the two books = Rs. [(12 x 10) - (11.75 x 8)]

 

                                          = Rs. (120 - 94) = Rs. 26.

 

let the price of one book be Rs. x

 

Then, the price of other book = Rs. (x + 60% of x) = Rs.(x+(3/5)x) = Rs. (8/5)x

 

So,  x+(8/5)x =26 <=> x =10

 

The prices of the two books are Rs. 10 and Rs. 16

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The standard deviation of the set {10, 10, 10, 10, 10} is

A) 0 B) 1
C) 5 D) 10
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 0

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If the average of 31, x, 42, 39, 56, 78, 83 and 91 is 58.5, then what is the value of x?

 

A) 26 B) 34
C) 58 D) 48
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 48

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The mode and median of the data 8, 6, 8, 7, 8, 6, 8, 7, 6 is

A) 7 and 8 B) 6 and 7
C) 8 and 7 D) 6 and 8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 8 and 7

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The mean of the data 1, 2, 10, 18, 3, 17, 19 is

A) 7 B) 10
C) 17 D) 70
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 10

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If the average age of 20 students in Class-I is 10 years and average age of 25 students in Class II is 12 years, find the average age (in years) of all students.

A) 11 B) 11.111
C) 10.50 D) 10.85
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 11.111

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20 pens and 46 pencils were purchased for Rs. 235. If the average price of a pencil is Rs. 2.50 then calculate the average price (in Rs.) of a pen.

A) 6 B) 4
C) 8 D) 12
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 6

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The average of two numbers is 10 and the product of two numbers is 96. Find the two numbers.

 

 

A) 3, 32 B) 12, 8  
C) 1, 96   D) 24, 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 12, 8  

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Average of the runs of 133 players of a team is 38. If the average of the runs of the male players is 43 and the average of the runs of the female players is 24, then what will be the ratio of the total runs of male players and the total runs of female players respectively?

 

A) 301 : 60   B) 7 : 3  
C) 39 : 11   D) 60 : 207
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 301 : 60  

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