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Question number: 10

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Question

Worker W produces n units in 5 hours. Workers V and W works independently but at the same time, produce n units in 2 hours. How long would it take if V alone to produce n units?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

3 hr 20 min

b.

2 hr 30 min

c.

1 hr 26 min

d.

1 hr 53 min

Answer

a.

Explanation

  • Worker W can independently produce n units in 5 hours
  • Worker V and W together can produce n units in 2 hours
  • In x hour’s worker V independently can produce n units
  • We can write the given statement in equation form,

  • 1 hour = 60 minutes
  • hour = 20 minutes
  • So, x = 3 hr 20 minutes
  • Worker V will take 3 hours 20 minutes to produce n units independently.

Question number: 11

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Question

An investor purchased shares of stock at a certain price. If the stock increased in price Rs. 0.25 per share and the total increase for the x shares was Rs. 12.50, how many shares of stock had been purchased?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

75

b.

100

c.

50

d.

25

Answer

c.

Explanation

  • Investor purchases some shares. The stock price increases 0.25 per share and total price for x shares is Rs. 12.50
  • By dividing total price for x shares with price for one share we can calculate no. of shares.
  • Total number of shares =

= 50

  • Total 50 shares have been purchased by investor.