Aptitude - Simplification - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Simplification - General Questions (Q.No. 1)
A man has Rs.480 in the denominations of one-rupee notes, five-rupee notes and ten-rupee notes. The number of notes of each denomination is equal. What is the total number of notes that he has ?
Answer: Option

Let number of notes of each denomination be x.

Then x + 5x + 10x = 480

16x = 480

x = 30.

Hence, total number of notes = 3x = 90.

73 comments Page 1 of 8.

Prabhat said:   1 decade ago
Kindly providde us some simple tricks or easy. Which may help out eaisly.

Pushpa said:   1 decade ago
How come 3x?

Aparna said:   1 decade ago
As the number of notes of different dinominations is same.

And their are 3 kinds of notes.



Ritu said:   1 decade ago
I want short term rule (formula).

Ramesh said:   1 decade ago
One (rupee)+ Five(rupee) + Ten(rupee) = 16 (rupee)
Rupees 480 has to be distbted in these denomination i.e, 16
so 480/16 = 30
one rupee 30 notes
five rupee 30 notes
ten rupee 30 notes
total 90 notes.

Payal said:   1 decade ago
Thanks ramesh.

Sitam said:   1 decade ago
Thanks to ramesh.

Kundan said:   1 decade ago
Hi Ramesh this is easy trick thanks.

Suresh Kumar said:   1 decade ago
Hi Ramesh Thanks to ur easy trick...

Aju said:   1 decade ago
Attention please what ever ramesh told that is only applicable if in question mention same numbers of note.

Kindly check it.

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