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# The two biggest walls of a museum and the number of paintings on them are given: Find which wall can accomodate more paintings?

A
Wall A
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Wall B
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C
Both walls can have equal number of paintings.
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Cannot be determined.
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Solution

## The correct option is B Wall BArea of wall A = 1554 sq.m. Gap between two paintings for wall A = 26 m . Area of wall B = 1600 sq.m. Gap between two paintings for wall B = 25 m. To find the wall which can accomodate more number of paintings, divide 1534 by 26 and 1600 by 25. On doing the division by standard algorithm method, So, for wall A, number of paintings will be =59 And, for wall B, number of paintings will be =64 You know, 64>59. Hence, out of the two walls, wall B will have more number of paintings.

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