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1.11,23,47,83,131,.Whatisthenextnumber?
a.145
b.178
c.176 search...
d.191
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4723=24
8347=36
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Therefore,131+60=191

2.Aseriesofbookwaspublishedatsevenyearintervals.Whentheseventhbookwaspublishedthetotalsumof
publicationyearwas13,524.Firstbookwaspublishedin?
a.1911
b.1910
c.2002
d.1932
Explanation:
Lettheyearsben,n+7,n+14,....,n+42.( useformulaT n = a + (n 1)d tofindnthterm)
n 7
Sum=S n = (2a + (n 1)d) = (2n + (7 1)7) =13,524
2 2

## 7n + 147 = 13, 524

n=1911

itfromhometothelake.GiventheweightsofCrusoeinitsfirstweeksofbirthas5,15,30,135,405,1215,3645.
Findtheoddweightout.
a)3645
b)135
c)30
d)15
Explanation:
53=15

153=45Givenas30
453=135
1353=405
4053=1215
12153=3645

4.Acancompleteapieceofworkin8hours,Bcancompletein10hoursandCin12hours.IfA,B,Cstartthework
togetherbutAlavesafter2hours.FindthetimetakenbyBandCtocompletetheremainingwork.
1)2(1/11)hours
2)4(1/11)hours
3)2(6/11)hours
4)2hours
Explanation:
1 1 1 15 + 12 + 10 37
A,B,C's1hourworkis= + + = =
8 10 12 120 120

37 37
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37 37
A,B,Cworkedtogetherfor2hours,Therefore,2hoursworkis= 2 =
120 60
37 23
Remainingwork=1 =
60 60

(23/60workisdonebyBandCtogether)
1 1 6 + 5 11
B,C's1hourwork= + = =
10 12 60 60
23
( )
th
23 60 1
( ) partoftheworkdonebyB,Cin= =2 hours.
60 11 11

60

broke?
a.16
b.24
c.12
d.18
Explanation:
Letthetreewasbrokenatxmetersheightfromthegroundand36xbethelengthofotherpartofthetree.

Fromthediagram,(36 x)
2 2 2
= x + 12

2 2
1296 72x + x = x + 144

## 72x = 1296 144

x = 16

6.Thesticksofsamelengthareusedtoformatriangleasshownbelow.If87suchsticksareusedthenhowmany
trianglescanbeformed?

Explanation:
Firsttriangleisformedbyusing3sticks,butanysubsequenttrianglemaybeformedbyusing2sticks.Therefore,If
1sttrianglesuses3sticks,Remainingsticks=873=84.Withthese84,wecanform42triangles.Sototal=42+
1=43
Shortcut:
Tosolvequestionslikethese,useformula,2n+1=k.Heren=triangles,k=sticks
2n+1=87n=43.

7.178mrectangulargroundissurroundedby1.5mwidthpath.Depthofthepathis12cm.Gravelisfilledand
findthequantityofgravelrequired.
a.5.5
b.7.5
c.6.05
d.10.08
Explanation:

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Areaoftherectangularground=17 8 = 136m 2

## Areaofthepath=220 136 = 84m 2

12
Gravelrequired=84m 2
m = 10.08m
3

100

8.AsumofRs.3000isdistributedamongA,B,andC.Agets2/3ofwhatBandCgottogetherandcgets1/3of
whatAandBgottogether,C'sshareis?
Explanation:
B + C 3
LetB+Ctogethergot3units,thenAget2units.or = (1)
A 2
A + B 3
LetA+Btogethergot3units,thenBget1units.or = (2)
C 1
A + B + C 3 + 2 5 20
ByusingComponendoandDividendo,wecanrewriteequations(1)and(2), = = = and
A 2 2 8
A + B + C 3 + 1 4 20
= = =
C 1 1 5

SoA=8,B=7,C=5
5
C'sshare= 3000 = 750
(8 + 5 + 7)

9.Thenumbers272738and232342,whendividedbyn,atwodigitnumber,leavearemainderof13and17
respectively.Findthesumofthedigitsofn?
a.7
b.8
c.5
d.4
Explanation:
Fromthegiveninformation,(27273813,23234217)areexactlydivisiblebythattwodigitnumber.
WehavetofindtheHCFofthegivennumbers272725,232325.
HCF=25.
Sosumofthedigits=7.

10.Assumethatf(1)=0andf(m+n)=f(m)+f(n)+4(9mn1).Forallnaturalnumbers(Integers>0)mandn.Whatisthe
valueoff(17)?
a.5436
b.4831
c.5508
d.4832
Explanation:
f(1)=0
f(2)=f(1+1)=f(1)+f(1)+4(9111)=0+0+48=32
f(4)=f(2+2)=f(2)+f(2)+4(9221)=32+32+435=204
f(8)=f(4+4)=f(4)+f(4)+4(9441)=204+204+4143=980
f(16)=f(8+8)=f(8)+f(8)+4(9881)=980+980+4575=4260
f(17)=f(1+16)=f(16)+f(1)+4(91611)=4260+0+4143=4832

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