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Peter got 30% of the maximum marks in an examination and

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Peter got 30% of the maximum marks in an examination and failed by 10 marks. However, Paul who took the same examination got 40% of the total marks and got 15 marks more than the passing marks. What was the passing marks in the examination?

(1) 35
(2) 250
(3) 75
(4) 85
(5) 125
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Lets the total marks in exam are X and passing is P.
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X*.3/X*.4=(P-10)/(P+15)
P= 85

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 [#permalink] New post 29 Oct 2005, 09:57
D - 85
Did this one quickly in my head, didnt bother setting it up as an equation.
40%-30% = +15 - (-10)
10% = 25 marks.

Pass lies slightly below 35%
25+25+25+~12 = 87. Closest choice is 85
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