# Word Problem 6

**Problem 6: In a camp there is provision for 1800 persons which is enough for 60 days. If current strength is 1200 persons, for how long the provision will be sufficient ?**

**a) 40 days b) 50 days c) 90 days d) 80 days**

(entrance exam basic maths)

**Solution: **

We arrange data as below;

Now term at tail of arrow will be up in fraction, while term at head of arrow will be down in fraction!

we write in equation form as below;

Leave ‘x’ on one side and shift other terms to other side;

**So food and amnesties will be sufficient for 80 days**