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FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Just another very easy problem:
In an exam, \(5%\) applicants were ineligible and \(85%\) of eligible belonged to A category. If \(4275\) eligible belong to other categories, how many applied?
If you google you will be spoiling your fun :)
FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Just another very easy problem: In an exam, \(5%\) applicants were ineligible and \(85%\) of eligible belonged to A category. If \(4275\) eligible belong to other categories, how many applied? If you google you will be spoiling your fun :)

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FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Apparently that is not the correct answer.

annas
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dont laugh but i think its 4,365

annas
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2i got it now we'll suppose no of total applicants = x 95% of which are eligible 5% are ineligible so,

annas
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.295/100 * x is the eligible category

annas
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.285/100 * x are category A and eligible 10085 = 15 so 15/100*x are other category and eligible so, 15% of (95% of x) so 15/100 * 95/100* x 0.1425x but the question tells us that other category guyz are 4275 so 0.1425x = 4275 x= 4275/0.1425 x = 30,000 @FoolForMath i solved it :)

FoolForMath
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got the same answer. But to some weird reason the answer is 35,000. You may Google now :)

lalaly
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0http://caribflyer.com/carib/wpcontent/uploads/thumbsup.png

Yahoo!
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@FoolForMath then i was correct u told i was wrong hm.......!!
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