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A ladder leans against a vertical wall. The top of the ladder is 8m above the ground. When the bottom of the ladder is moved 2m farther away from the wall, the top of the ladder rests against the foot of the wall. What is the length of the ladder?
A certain city has a circular wall around it, and the wall has four gates pointing north, south, east and west. A house stands outside the city, three kms north of the north gate, and it can just be seen from a point nine kms east of the South Gate. What is the diameter of the wall that surrounds the city?
On a rectangular field 10 m wide and 20 m long, we wish to plant a garden. We wish to pave a walkway within this rectangular area of uniform width so as to have an area of 96 sq. m to plant the flowers. How wide should this walkway be?
Manisha makes the 200 km trip from Mumbai in Pune at a steady speed of 60 km per hour. The vehicle consumes
4ltrs per hour. What is the amount of petrol consumed for the journey?
1. 12.5 litres
Manisha would like to minimise the fuel consumption for the trip by driving at the appropriate speed. How should
she change the speed?
1. Increase the speed
A CD player manufacturer marks his product 87.5% above its cost price. He allows his distributor a discount of 40% on the list price and distributor allows the retailer a discount of 30% on the marked price, find the % profit margin of the distributor?
census has reported the following data on two neighbouring villages Chota hazri and Mota hazri
Chota hazri has 4,522 fewer males than Mota hazri
Mota hazri has 4,020 more females than males.
Chota hazri has twice as many females as males.
Chota hazri has 2,910 fewer females than Mota hazri.
What is the total number of males in Chota hazri?
Three runners A, B and C run a race, with runner A finishing 12 meters ahead of runner B and 18 meters ahead of
runner C, while runner B finishes 8 meters ahead of runner C. Each runner travels the entire distance at a constant
speed. What was the length of the race?
1. 36 meters
On reversing a three-digit number, we get a larger number. After adding them together, the result obtained is not a palindrome. The process is repeated with the new number obtained. We get a three-digit number, which is not a palindrome at the end of the 1st or 2nd repetition. At the end of the 3rd repetition, we get a four-digit palindrome. What is the difference between the initial three-digit number and its reverse?
A vessel contains mixture of two liquids A & B in the proportion 5 : 7. When 6 liters of mixture are drawn off and
the vessel is filled with B, the ratio of A & B becomes 7 : 11. Quantity of liquid A held by the vessel initially is:
1. 50 liters
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