Question: In a shop ,40% socks are white and rest are black.

60% socks are made of cotton and rest made of wool.25% white socks are made of cotton and 20 of the black socks are made of wool.How many black socks are made of cotton? A)100 B)80 C)60 D)50 E)25
Red colored are Given, Black colored are calculated.

Black White Total

Cotton 0.5 0.25*0.4= 0.1 0.6

Wool 0.1 0.3 0.4

0.6 0.4 1

If the total number is X. And given that, 0.1x= 20, So X= 200 and black socks are made of cotton= 0.5* 200= 100 Answer will be: A. 100

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