Provisions used for in 6 weeks=6*7*600=25200
remaining provisions need to be split between 900(600+300) people.
Number of provisions per person= 84000/900
we need to find the answer in terms of weeks=(84000/900)/7=131/3
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A military garrison in a wild frontier has 600 men who have provisions to last 26 weeks. At the end of 6 weeks they are joined by another 300 men. How long will the provisions last?
A. 13 1/3
B. 12 1/3
C. 11 3/3
D. 12 1/2
E. 12 3/4
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