Aptitude - Ratio and Proportion - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Ratio and Proportion - General Questions (Q.No. 1)
1.
A and B together have Rs. 1210. If of A's amount is equal to of B's amount, how much amount does B have?
Rs. 460
Rs. 484
Rs. 550
Rs. 664
Answer: Option
Explanation:

4 A = 2 B
15 5

A = 2 x 15 B
5 4

A = 3 B
2

A = 3
B 2

A : B = 3 : 2.

B's share = Rs. 1210 x 2 = Rs. 484.
5

Discussion:
141 comments Page 1 of 15.

Mouni said:   2 months ago
Thank you for explaining this.
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Rudraksh said:   2 months ago
Nice, Thanks everyone for the explanation.
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GOBINDA BEHERA said:   2 months ago
Excellent explanation. Thanks all.
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Violee said:   3 months ago
How did you get 1210? Please explain.

Aadya said:   4 months ago
Thanks @Anjana.
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Aadya said:   4 months ago
@Sridhar.

I don't understand how it becomes 2a=3b.

Please explain to me.

Anjana Kesarwani said:   4 months ago
A4/15 = B2/5.
A/B = 3/2,
5 = 1210,
1 = 242,
B = 242 of 2 = 484.
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Prashanth M said:   6 months ago
Thanks for the wonderful explanation.

Jyoti said:   12 months ago
Listen @Yogesh.

Take A=3x and B=2x.
5x= 1210 => x= 242.
Then B= 2 * 242= 484 Ans.
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Akbar said:   1 year ago
Well done. Thanks for explaining.


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