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280 students appeared for an interview, and 50% of girls and 614% of boys were declared successful. If such students are 25% on the whole, how many girls and boys appeared for the interview?

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150 girls; 200 boys
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120 girls; 180 boys
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120 girls; 160 boys
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100 girls; 120 boys
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Solution

The correct option is C 120 girls; 160 boys
Given
Girls -50%
Boys =614%=254
Total = 25%
Ratio of Girls : Boys =
=(25254):(5025)
=100254:25
=754:25
=75:100
=3:4
According to options [c] 120:160
3:4
i.e; 120 girls & 160 boys.

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