Concept : numbers of consecutive natural numbers sum to n = (number of odd factors of n ) -1
1000 = 5^3 * 2^3
here number of odd factors = 4 and required answer = 4 - 1 = 3
Sumer speed is 40m/s
His speed decreased by 2 m/s every second
And he travels till he comes to rest
40/2 = 20 seconds
So he travels only 20 seconds
Now , Their relative velocity is not changing so in every seconds they will cover a distance of 60 meter and Sumeer stops after 20 seconds
So in 20 secs the distance covered is 20 * 60 = 1200 and track is of 120m
So they met = 1200/120 = 10times
Q29) Sameer and Sumer started running from the same point in opposite directions on a circular track of length 120 m. Their speeds are 20 m/s and 40 m/s respectively. After every second, Sameer increases his speed by 2 m/s whereas Sumer decreases his speed by 2 m/s. How many times would they have met on the track by the time Sumer comes to rest?
Q28) The price of an article reduces to 576 after two successive discounts. The markup is 80% above the cost price of Rs. 500. What is the new profit percentage if instead of two successive discounts the markup price was further increased successively two times by the same percentage?
Q27) Of the applicants who passed a certain test, 15 applied to both colleges X and Y. If 20% of the applicants who applied to college X and 25% of the applicants who applied to college Y applied to both college X and Y, how many applicants applied only to college X or college Y?
Let the 5th term of the A.P. be ‘a’ and the common
difference be ‘d’.
The 6th term will be (a + d) and the
9th term will be (a + 4d).
a×(a + d) = 300 ------(i)
5a + 4 = (a + 4d)
=> d = a + 1 ----- (ii)
Solving (i) and (ii),
we get a = 12 or -25/2
If a = -25/2
=> then the value of ‘d’ will also be
negative, which is not possible in an increasing A.P.
a = 12 and d = 13.
The first term will be
= (a – 4d)
= 12 – 52
We have the following alternate sequences of odd
and even terms:
Number of Terms Terms
If you observe the sequences carefully the last term in
any sequence is the square of the number of terms,
i.e. when n = 3, last term = 9;
when n = 4, last term
= 16; and so on
Also, the total number of terms in the sequence is the
sum of the number of terms in the alternate sequences
of even and odd terms.
Since 62 × 63 /2 = 1953
we can say that the 2003rd
term will lie in a sequence of odd terms and will be the
50th term in that sequence. The last term in the
sequence of even terms with n = 62 will be
622 = 3844. Hence, the next odd sequence begins at
Let he initially employed x workers which works for D days and he estimated 100 days for the whole work and then he doubled the worker for (100-D) days.
D * x +(100- D) * 2x= 175x
=> D= 25 days
Now , the work done in 25 days = 25x
Total work = 175x
therefore, workdone before increasing the no of workers = 25x/175x = 1/7
Q24) A Contractor employed a certain number of workers to finish constructing a road in a certain scheduled time. Sometime later, when a part of work had been completed, he realised that the work would get delayed by three-fourth of the scheduled time, so he at once doubled the no of workers and thus he managed to finish the road on the scheduled time. How much work he had been completed, before increasing the number of workers?
(3x + 4y + 5z)/(3 + 4 + 5) = 20
=> 3x + 4y + 5z = 20 * 12 ----- (1)
(4x + 5y + 6z)/(4 + 5 + 6) = 25
4x + 5y + 6z = 25 * 15.....(2)
6x + 7y + 8z=?
3 * (2) - 2 * (1)
=> 6x + 7y + 8z = 3 * 25 * 15 - 2 * 20 * 12
per litre cost
Q23) When three brands of juices are mixed in the ratio of 3 : 4 : 5 and 4 : 5 : 6, the cost price of the mixture of these two juices comes out to be Rs. 20 and Rs. 25 per litre respectively. Find the cost price of a litre of mixture of juices in which the three brands are mixed in the ratio of 6 : 7 : 8.
Probability of a car passing in a 20 minute window = 1 – (probability of no car passing in a 20 minute window)
Probability of a car passing in a 20 minute window = 1 – (1 – probability of a car passing in a 5 minute window)^4
0.9 = 1 – (1 – x)^4
(1 – x)^4 = 0.1
1 - x = .1^.25
x = 1 - .1^.25
Q21) Anuj likes to jog in a park. While jogging he also calculates his speed and the number of steps taken by him. He observes that the steps taken by him per minute are 5 times his speed in km/hr. What is the distance he covers per step if he jogs at a uniform speed ?
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