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Seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology in a school are in the ratio 5:7:8. There is a proposal to increase these seats by 40%, 50% and 75% respectively. What will be the ratio of increased seats ?

A) 1:2:3 B) 2:3:4
C) 3:4:5 D) 4:5:6

Answer:   B) 2:3:4



Explanation:

Originally, let the number of seats for Mathematics, Physics and Biology be 5x, 7x and 8x respectively.
Number of increased seats are (140% of 5x), (150% of 7x) and (175% of 8x).
⇒ [(140/100) × 5x],[(150/100) × 7x] and [(175/100) × 8x]
⇒ 7x, 21x/2 and 14x.

⇒ The required ratio =7x : 21x/2 : 14x
⇒ 14x : 21x : 28x
⇒ 2 : 3 : 4

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If (3/2)X = (5/7)Y = (6/5)Z, then what is X : Y : Z?

 

A) 105 : 50 : 84 B) 24 : 25 : 32
C) 15 : 21 : 25 D) 20 : 42 : 25
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 20 : 42 : 25

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If 3A = 2B = C, then A : B : C = ?

A) 6 : 2 : 3 B) 1/3 : 1/2 : 1
C) 3 : 2 : 1 D) 1 : 3 : 2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1/3 : 1/2 : 1

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The ratio of the number of marbles that Pulak and Menaja had was 5:9 while the ratio of the number of marbles that Jairam and Menaja had was 7:18. What is the ratio of the number of marbles that Pulak and Jairam had?

 

A) 10:7 B) 2:3  
C) 5:7 D) 7:5
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 10:7

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Two numbers are in ratio 3:4. When 3 is subtracted from both the numbers, the ratio becomes 2:3. Find the sum of the numbers.

A) 16 B) 20
C) 21 D) 22
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 21

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If 3/5 of x is equal to 4/9 of y, then what is the ratio of x and y?

 

A) 11 : 15 B) 15 : 23
C) 20 : 27 D) 14 : 25
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 14 : 25

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If p : q : r = 2 : 3 : 5, then what will be the ratio of (p + q + r) : (3p + q – r)?

 

A) 5 : 2   B) 10 : 17  
C) 9 : 4 D) 5 : 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 5 : 2  

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Three triangles are marked out of a bigger triangle at the three vertices such that each side of each of the smaller triangles is one-third as long as each corresponding side of the bigger triangle. The ratio of the area of the three small triangles taken together to that of the rest of the bigger triangle is ?

A) 1:2 B) 1:3
C) 3:1 D) 1:9
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1:2

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If w : 0.80 :: 9 : 6, w = ?

A) 2.5 B) 1.1
C) 3.3 D) 1.2
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1.2

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