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### Mathmetics

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##### A batsman has a certain average of runs for 12 innings. In the 13th innings he scores 96 runs, there by  increasing his average  by 5 runs. What is his average after 13th innings ?
 1) 34 2) 31 3) 36 4) 32 5) None of these
Explanation :
Let the batsman’s average runs up to 12th innings was x.
Total run = 12 x.
Now total run up to 13th innings = (12 x + 96)
According to equation = (12 x + 96)/13 = x + 5  or x = 31.
So, after 13th innings average will be 31 + 5 = 36.

Shortcut Method :
96 - (135) + 5 = 36 View Answer
##### The average salary of workers of a Factory  is Rs.6000. While the average salary of 150 technician is Rs.12000 and that of the non-technician is Rs. 3750/-. Find the total member of the Factory.
 1) 500 2) 600 3) 550 4) 480 5) None of these
Explanation :
By alligantion method :
12000 3750

6000
6000 - 3750 = 2250 12000 - 6000 = 6000
So, final ratio = 2250 : 6000 = 3 : 8
So,total number of employees = (150/3) x 11 = 550 View Answer
##### The average mark of 48 students in a class is 45. The average marks of the boys in the class is 40 & the average mark of the girls in the class is 50. What is the ratio between the number of boys and  girls in the class ?
 1) 3:5 2) 1:1 3) 4:5 4) D.I 5) None of these
Explanation :
With the help of alligation method :
50      40

45
45 - 40 = 5 50 - 45 = 5
So, final ratio = 5 : 5 = 1 : 1 View Answer
##### The H.C.F. of two numbers is 11 and their L.C.M. is 7700. If one of the numbers is 275, then the other is:
 1) 279 2) 283 3) 308 4) 318 5) None of these
Explanation : We know that H.C.F x L.C.M = Product of two numbers
So,other number = (11 x 7700)/275 = 308. View Answer
##### The least number which when divided by 5, 6 , 7 and 8 leaves a remainder 3, but when divided by 9 leaves no remainder, is:
 1) 1677 2) 1683 3) 2523 4) 3363 5) None of these
Explanation :
L.C.M. of 5, 6, 7, 8 = 840.
Required number is of the form 840k + 3
Least value of k for which (840k + 3) is divisible by 9 is k = 2.
Required number = (840 x 2 + 3) = 1683. View Answer
##### What will be the least number which when doubled will be exactly divisible by 12, 18, 21 and 30  ?
 1) 196 2) 630 3) 1260 4) 2520 5) None of these
Explanation :
L.C.M. of 12, 18, 21 30 = 1260.
Required number = (1260 ÷ 2) = 630. View Answer
##### The product of two numbers is 2028 and their H.C.F. is 13. The number of such pairs is:
 1) 1 2) 2 3) 3 4) 4 5) None of these
Explanation :
Let the numbers 13a and 13b.
Then, 13a x 13b = 2028
ab = 12.
Now, the co-primes with product 12 are (1, 12) and (3, 4).
So, the required numbers are (13 x 1, 13 x 12) and
(13 x 3, 13 x 4).
Clearly, there are 2 such pairs. View Answer
##### The product of two numbers is 120 and the sum of their squares is 289. The sum of the number is:
 1) 20 2) 23 3) 169 4) 400 5) None of these
Explanation :
Let the numbers be x and y.
Then, xy = 120 and x2 + y= 289.
(x + y)2 = x2 + y+ 2xy = 289 + (2 x 120) = 529
x + y = 23. View Answer
##### The product of two numbers is 4107. If the H.C.F. of these numbers is 37, then the greater number is:
 1) 101 2) 107 3) 111 4) 185 5) None of these
Explanation :
Let the numbers be 37a and 37b.
Then, 37a x 37b = 4107
ab = 3.
Now, co-primes with product 3 are (1, 3).
So, the required numbers are (37 x 1, 37 x 3) i.e., (37, 111).
Greater number = 111. View Answer
##### Three number are in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 5 and their L.C.M. is 2400. Their H.C.F. is:
 1) 40 2) 80 3) 120 4) 200 5) None of these View Answer