# Question 14 & 15

Question 14: To cover an area of 24 square meters it takes 3 liters of paint. What should be the percentage increase in the quantity of paint to cover a 50.4 square meters of area ?

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Solution:

We are given that;    So, increase in paint quantity = 6.3-3=3.3 Liters

Now let  this excess of 3.3 liters is ‘x’ percent of 3 liters (original requirement)

i-e    So 110 percent of original requirement  will be the increase in paint quantity

Question 15: Akram began a business with a Rs 15000 capital. Umar also joined him after 5 months with an investment of Rs 30000. Usman also joined them at the beginning of the 9th month by investing Rs 45000. They made a profit of Rs 406000 at the end of the year. Find every one’s share.

CSS 2018 general Science & Ability General knowledge paper – I mathematics portion

Solution:

Tahir investing for 12 months  ,Umar investing for 7 months and Usman invested for 4 months, so total investment of each is calculated as below;      Sum of Ratios = 6+7+6=19

So, ration among investments is 6:7:6. Profit share will be distributed according to the same ratio;

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