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## #6726 2020-11-19 18:03:05

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#4866. The salaries of A, B, and C are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. If the increment of 25%, 10%, and 20% are allowed respectively in their salaries, what will be the new ratio of their salaries?

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## #6727 2020-11-20 00:04:17

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#4867. \$575 is to be divided into three parts proportional to

find the largest part.

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## #6728 2020-11-22 00:07:58

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#4868. \$4300 divided among x, y, z such that x : y = 5 : 4, y : z = 3 : 4, then who gets the largest amount?

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## #6729 2020-11-24 00:04:54

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#4869. \$4300 divided among x, y, z such that x : y = 5 : 4, y : z = 3 : 4. Find the amount received by y.

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## #6730 2020-11-25 18:09:14

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## #6731 2020-11-25 21:38:39

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I am unable to reply as there is a power failure in the place I reside. I shall get back to you soon.

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## #6732 2020-11-26 19:48:58

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Hi,

Neat work!

#4870. The ratio of three numbers is 2 : 3 : 5 and their product is 39930. Find the sum of the numbers..

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## #6733 2020-11-29 16:45:52

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#4871. In a school, 10% of number of girls is equal to 1/20th of number of boys. Find the ratio the number of boys to that of the girls.

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## #6734 2020-12-01 00:09:16

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#4872. Two numbers are in the ratio 3 : 5. If 5 is subtracted from each number, the new numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2. Find the sum of the numbers.

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## #6735 2020-12-01 11:45:47

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## #6736 2020-12-01 15:27:54

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Hi,

Neat work!

#4873. Two numbers are in the ratio 4:5 and their Least Common Multiple is 180. Find the smaller number.

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## #6737 2020-12-03 00:05:04

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#4874. Three numbers are in the ratio 1 : 2 : 3. By adding 5 to each of them, the new numbers are in the ratio 2 : 3 : 4. Find the numbers.

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## #6738 2020-12-06 00:06:23

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#4875. The ratio of the income and the expenditure of Abel is 10 : 7. If Abel's expenses are \$10,500, then find the savings of Abel.

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## #6739 2020-12-08 00:06:46

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#4876. The incomes of A and B are in the ratio 2 : 3 and their expenditures are in the ratio 1 : 2. If each saves \$24,000, find A's income.

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## #6740 2020-12-09 00:04:02

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#4877. The ratio of boys and girls in a class is 5 : 3. The class has 16 more boys than girls. How many girls are there in the class?

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## #6741 2020-12-11 00:20:06

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#4878.A, B, and C play cricket. A's runs are to B's runs and B's runs are to C's runs are 3 : 2. They make altogether 342 runs. How many runs did A make?

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## #6742 2020-12-13 00:04:28

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#4879. Salaries of R and S are in the ratio 1 : 2. The salaries of each are increased by \$10,000, then the new ratio of the salaries becomes 3 : 5. Find the present salary of R.

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## #6743 2020-12-15 00:18:08

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#4880. If \$34,000 be divided among A, B, and C in such a way that B gets 3/2 of what A gets and C gets 4 times of what B gets, then find the share of B.

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## #6744 2020-12-17 00:20:17

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#4881. Salaries of Richard and Simon are in the ratio 2 : 3. If the salary of each is increased by \$4,000, the new ratio becomes 40 : 57. What is Richard's salary after the increase?

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## #6745 2020-12-19 00:07:18

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#4882. The monthly salaries of two persons are in the ratio 4 : 7. If each receives an increase of \$25 per month in the salary, the ratio is altered to 3 : 5. Find their respective salaries before the increase.

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## #6746 2020-12-21 00:30:03

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#4883. The wages of laborers in a factory increased in the ratio 22 : 25 and there was a reduction in their number in the ratio 15 : 11 Find the original wage bill if the present bill is \$ 5000?

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## #6747 2020-12-23 00:21:42

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#4884. A is 20 years old and R is 30 years old. After how many years will the ratio of their ages be 4 : 5?

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## #6748 2020-12-25 00:05:38

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#4885. The ratio of the father's age and the son's age is 12 : 5. The product of their ages is 1500. Find the ratio of their ages after 10 years.

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## #6749 2020-12-27 00:09:04

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#4886. The present ages of three persons are in the proportions 2 : 3 : 4. Five years ago, the sum of their ages was 39. Find their present ages (in years).

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## #6750 2020-12-27 11:41:31

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