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# When students of Odisha appeared for an exam, 9% candidates got selected from the total number of candidates who appeared. An equal number of candidates appeared from Rajasthan and 6% candidates got selected, which was 60 more than the candidates who got selected from Odisha. The total number of candidates from both the states who appeared for the exam is

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6000

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3600

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5200

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4000

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1800

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## The correct option is D 4000 Since, total number of candidates is equal, (9−6)% of x=603% of x=60x=2000 So, candidates appearing from both states combined = 2000+2000 = 4000

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