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# Aruna cut a cake into two halves and cuts one half into smaller pieces of equal size. Each of the small pieces is twenty grams in weight. If she has seven pieces of the cake in all with her, how heavy was the original cake?

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120 grams
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140 grams
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240 grams
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280 grams
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None of these
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Solution

## The correct option is B 240 gramsThe seven pieces consist of 6 smaller equal pieces and one half cake piece.Weight of each small piece =20g.So, total weight of the cake =[2×(20×6)]g=240g.

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