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# If in 1998, the population of villages Y and V increase by 10% each and the percentage of population below poverty line remains unchanged for all the villages, then find the population of village V below poverty line in 1998, given that the population of village Y in 1997 was 30000.

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11250
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12760
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13140
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13780
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## The correct option is B 12760Population of village Y in 1997 = 30000 (given).Let the population of village V in 1997 be v.Then, 15:10=30000:v⇒v=30000×1015=20000Now, population of village V in 1998=20000+(10∴ Population of village V below poverty line in 1998 = 58% of 22000 = 12760.

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