7th Class Mathematics Comparing Quantities Question Bank Comparing Quantities

  • question_answer In 2016-17, Indian cricket team won 60% of the total number of matches played by it. There was no tie and one loss in the matches. If the team won 12 matches, then how many matches did the team play for draw.

    A)  20                               

    B)  7

    C)  4                                

    D)  1

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    (b) Total matches = say x = won + loss + draw Won\[=60%\]of \[x=\frac{60}{100}\times x=\frac{6}{10}x:\] loss \[=1\] Now,\[\frac{6}{10}x=12\Rightarrow x=\frac{12\times 10}{6}=20\] \[\therefore \]\[20=12+1+\]draw \[\therefore \] draw\[=7\]

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