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Indian cricket team won 4 more matches than it lost with New Zealand. If it won 35 of its matches, how many matches did India play?


A

10

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B

20

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C

30

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D

40

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Solution

The correct option is B

20


Let the number of matches lost be x
The number of matches won = x+4
Total matches played = x+x+4
We have, x+4=35(2x+4)
5(x+4)=3(2x+4)
5x+20=6x+12
6x5x=2012
x=8
Total matches played = x+x+4
= 8+8+4
=20


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