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)
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