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# For 240 coins in the box, contains coins of 50 paise, 1 rupee, and 2 rupees. The value of each kind of coin are in the ratio 8:17: 15 respectively. How many 1 rupee coins are there in the box?

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48
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90
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102
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108
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Solution

## The correct option is D 102The given ratio is 8:17:15. This ratio is part to part ratio For holding the exact number of coins of each group we need to convert the ratio in part to whole and multiply with the total number of coinsi.e.50 paisa:total coins= 88+17+15=8401 rupee:total coins=178+17+15=17402 rupee: total coins=158+17+15=1540We require to find out the total number of 1 rupee coinsTotal number of 1 rupee coins= 240×1740=6×17=102

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