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#6176 2018-12-23 00:10:08

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#4307. Age of X is six times that of Y. After 4 years, X would be four times the age of Y. What is the present age of Y?


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#6177 2018-12-24 00:02:29

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#4308. In a school, the ratio of boys and girls is 7:5. If there are 2400 students in the school, how many girls are there?


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#6178 2018-12-25 00:12:22

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#4309. a/3 = b/4 = c/7. Find (a + b + c)/c.


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#6179 2018-12-26 00:05:22

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#4310. A vessel contains milk and water in the ratio 4:3. If 14 liters of the mixture is drawn and filled with water, the ratio changes to 3:4. How much milk was there in the vessel initially?


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#6180 2018-12-27 00:27:25

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#4311. The ages of K and J are in the ratio 5:8 respectively. After 8 years, the ratio of the ages will be 3:4. What is the difference in their ages?


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#6181 2018-12-28 00:34:23

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#4312. Present age of A is 3 years less than present age of B. Ratio of B's age 5 years ago and A's age 4 years hence is 5:8. Find the present age in years of A.


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#6182 2018-12-29 00:49:12

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#4313. Sum of present ages of P, Q, R, and S is 76 years. After 7 years, ratio of their ages is 7:6:5:8. What is R's present age?


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#6183 2018-12-30 00:57:36

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#4314. A sum of $221 is divided among X, Y, and Z such that X gets $52 more than Y. Y gets $26 more than Z. Find the ratio of the shares of X, Y, and Z respectively.


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#6184 2018-12-31 00:27:24

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#4315. The ratio of Gloria's and Sarah's present ages is 4:7 respectively. Two years ago, the ratio of their ages was 1:2 respectively. What will be Sarah's age three years hence?


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#6185 2019-01-01 00:24:53

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#4316. Box A contains wheat worth $30 per kilogram and box B contains wheat worth $40 per kilogram. If both A and B are mixed in the ratio 4:7, then find the price of mixture per kilogram (approximately).


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#6186 2019-01-02 00:24:04

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#4317. In one liter of alcohol and water, 30% is water. Find the amount of alcohol that must be added to the mixture, such that the part of water in the mixture becomes 12.5%


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#6187 2019-01-03 00:57:25

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#4318. A mixture of milk and water in a jar contains 28 liters milk and 8 liters water. X liters milk and X liters water are mixed to form a mixture. If 40% of the new mixture is 20 liters, then find the value of X.


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#6188 2019-01-04 00:34:52

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#4319. The ten's digit of a three digit is 3. If the digits of y are interchanged and the number thus formed is 396 more than the previous one, then the sum of unit's digit and hundred's digit is 14. What is the number?


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#6189 2019-01-05 00:39:41

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#4320. The ratio of the number of boys and that of girls is 1:2 but when 2 boys and 2 girls left, the ratio became 1:3. How many people were at the party originally?


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#6190 2019-01-06 00:49:13

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#4321. The respective ratio of the ages of father, mother, and daughter is 7:6:2. The difference of mother's and daughter's age is 24 years. What is the father's present age?


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#6191 2019-01-07 00:38:48

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#4322. The ratio of the ages of A and B seven years ago was 3:4 respectively. The ratio of their ages nine years from now will be 7:8. What is B's age at present?


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#6192 2019-01-08 00:33:42

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#4323. The ratio of the present ages of M and A is 3:2 respectively. After 8 years, the ratio of their ages will be 11:8. What will be the present age of M's son if his age is half of the present age of A?


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#6193 2019-01-09 00:51:14

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#4324. 20 liters of a mixture contains milk and water in the ratio 5:3. If 4 liters of this mixture be replaced by 4 liters of milk, what would be the ratio of milk and water in the new mixture?


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#6194 2019-01-10 00:47:46

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#4325. The respective ratio of Peter's present age and Robert's present age is 7:5. The sum of their ages 5 years from now will be 94. After how many years, Robert's age will be equal to Peter's present age?


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#6195 2019-01-11 02:04:09

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#4326. Mike incurred a loss of 40 percent on selling an article for $5700. What was the cost price of the article?


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#6196 2019-01-12 00:15:21

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#4327. A man sold an item for $7,500 and incurred a loss of 25%. At what price should he have sold the item to have gained a profit of 25%?


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#6197 2019-01-13 01:14:32

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#4328. Sarah earned a profit of 30 percent on selling an article for $6110. What was the Cost Price of the article?


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#6198 Yesterday 00:21:42

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#4329. Stuart incurred a loss of 45 percent on selling an article for $3740. What was the Cost Price of the article?


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#6199 Today 01:16:43

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#4330. Russel sold an item for $6384 and incurred a loss of 30%. At what price should he have sold the item to have gained a profit of 30%?


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