# Aptitude - Problems on Numbers - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Problems on Numbers - General Questions (Q.No. 1)

1.

If one-third of one-fourth of a number is 15, then three-tenth of that number is:

Answer: Option

Explanation:

Let the number be *x*.

Then, | 1 | of | 1 | of x = 15 x = 15 x 3 x 4 = 180. |

3 | 4 |

So, required number = | 3 | x 180 | = 54. | ||

10 |

Video Explanation: https://youtu.be/z49OUnzTnwY

Discussion:

64 comments Page 1 of 7.
Bijay said:
1 month ago

(1/3*1/4) * x = 15.

X/12 = 15,

X = 15/12,

X = 180,

3/10 = 180,

= 3 * 18,

= 54.

X/12 = 15,

X = 15/12,

X = 180,

3/10 = 180,

= 3 * 18,

= 54.

Surya said:
5 months ago

@Vishwak.

In Question: three-tenth becomes 3/10 of that number is 180.

So, 3/10*180 = 54.

In Question: three-tenth becomes 3/10 of that number is 180.

So, 3/10*180 = 54.

Vishwak said:
5 months ago

How 3/10 came?

Jesvin said:
3 years ago

How did 15 come? explain.

(6)

Bhavik said:
3 years ago

Why you have taken 180? Please explain.

(2)

Ramnik said:
4 years ago

I am not understanding. Please explain me.

(2)

Sivakumar k said:
5 years ago

Thanks all for explaining it.

(1)

Saurabh said:
5 years ago

1 / 3 * 1/4 * n = 15.

1/12 *n = 15,

n= 12 *15 = 180,

3/10 * 180 = 54.

1/12 *n = 15,

n= 12 *15 = 180,

3/10 * 180 = 54.

(15)

Usha said:
5 years ago

How come 3/10? Please explain.

(1)

Rebecca said:
5 years ago

Why here 3/10 is coming?

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