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# Initially, an equal number of female and male employees work in the Finance department. The number of employees working in the same department reduces to 40: 19. What is the total number of employees who left their job in the Finance department?

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20
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60
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30
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50
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40
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Solution

## The correct option is C 30By using the given information we can get the following table. OrganisationMaleFemaleHR108272Marketing315160Finance270144Administration90224Manufacturing1170Total900800 Let the number of employees who left the job be x Then, 270−x144−x=4019 270×19−19x=144×40−40x 21x=144×40−270×19 21x=5760−5130 21x=630⇒x=63021=30

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