A piece of string is 40 centimeters long. It is cut into three pieces. The longest piece is 3 times as long as the middle-sized piece and the shortest piece is 23 centimeters shorter than the longest piece. Find the length of the shortest piece.
Correct Answer : C
Three travellers are sitting around a fire, and are about to eat a meal. One of them has five small loaves of bread, the second has three small loaves of bread. The third has no food, but has eight coins. He offers to pay for some bread. They agree to share the eight loaves equally among the three travellers, and the third traveller will pay eight coins for his share of the eight loaves. All loaves were the same size. The second traveller (who had three loaves) suggests that he be paid three coins, and that the first traveller be paid five coins. The first traveller says that he should get more than five coins. How much the first traveller should get?
- The table below shows the age-wise distribution of the population of Reposia. The number of people aged below 35 years is 400 million.
Age group Percentages Below 15 years 30.00 15-24 17.75 25-34 17.00 35-44 14.50 45-54 12.50 55-64 7.10 65 and above 1.15If the ratio of females to males in the 'below 15 years' age group is 0.96, then what is the number of females (in millions) in that age group?
A student took five papers in an examination, where the full marks were the same for each paper. His marks in these papers were in the proportion of 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10. In all papers together, the candidate obtained 60% of the total marks. Then the number of papers in which he got more than 50% marks is: