# Aptitude [TCS Placement]: Sample Questions 75 - 77 of 174

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## Question 75

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A finishes the work in 10 days & B in 8 days individually. If A works for only 6 days then how many days should B work to complete A՚s work?

### Explanation

• A can finish a work in 10 days while B can finish the same work in 8 days.
• A works for 6 days, so, in 6 days A has completed of the total work.
• Yet is incomplete, which B has to complete.
• Whole work is complete in 8 days
• So, work will be complete in (?) days

= 1

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= 3.2 days

• B can complete the remaining work in 3.2 days.

## Question 76

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Two pencils cost 8 cents. Then 5 pencils cost how much?

### Explanation

• We are asked to find the cost price of 5 pencils.
• If 2 pencil costs 8 cents then 5 pencils cost how much (?)

• So, 5 pencils cost 20 cents.

## Question 77

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### Question

MCQ▾

Apples cost L rupees per kilogram for the first 30 kilograms and Q per kilogram for each additional kilogram. If the price paid for 33 kilograms of Apples is ₹ 1167 and for 36 kilograms of apples if ₹ 1284, then the cost of the first 10 kg of apples is:

Choice (4)

a.

₹ 117

b.

₹ 1053

c.

₹ 350

d.

₹ 281

c.

### Explanation

Price for 30 kg of apples with ₹ L per kilogram = 30L

Price for 3 kg of apples with ₹ Q per kilogram = 3Q

Price for 6 kg of apples with ₹ Q per kilogram = 6Q

Total price for 33 kg of apples

Total price for 36 kg of apples

Solving both the equations,

Q = 39 and L = 35

So, cost price for first 10 kg of apples .

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