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In a co-educational school there are 15 more girls than boys. If the number of girls is increased by 10% and the number of boys is also increased by 16%, there would be nine more girls than boys. What is the number of students in the school?

 

(a)

125

(b)

140

(c)

255

(d)

265


Question ID - 57025 | Toppr Answer

In a co-educational school there are 15 more girls than boys. If the number of girls is increased by 10% and the number of boys is also increased by 16%, there would be nine more girls than boys. What is the number of students in the school?

 

(a)

125

(b)

140

(c)

255

(d)

265

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (d) -

Let the number of boys be

 Then, the number of girls =

110% of  of

Hence, the number of students in the school =



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