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# The population of a town is 3,11,250. The ratio of women to men is 43.40. If there are 24% literate among women and 10% illiterate, among men, the total number of literate persons in the town is:

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1,70,700
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1,73,700
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1,75,700
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1,73,200
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Solution

## The correct option is B 1,73,700Women = 43xmen = 40x(43+40)x=311250x=31125083=3750women = 43×3750=161250men =40×3750=150000No. of literate women =24100×161250=38700No. of literate men=90100×150000=135000Total literate =173700

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