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# Q. The average salary of all the employees in an office is 16000. The average salary of 7 senior employees is Rs 24000 and the average salary of the rest of the employee’s Rs 12000. How many employees work in that office?

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21
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23
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Solution

## The correct option is A 21Explanation: By alligation method, 16000−12000=4000 16000−24000=8000 Ratio of rest of the employees to senior =8000:4000=2:1 Given 1 part =7 3 parts =7×3=21 Hence, total number of employees =21.

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