1.  in an examination ,5%of the applicants were found ineligible and 85% of the eligible candiates belonged to the general category . if 4275 candiates belonged to the other categories ,then how many candiates applied for the examination ?    

Asked by singhaprajita7144.7sdatl | 25th May, 2020, 08:37: AM

Expert Answer:

Let the total number of applicants be x.
Number of eligible candidates = 95% of x

Eligible candidates of other categories is

  begin mathsize 16px style 15 over 100 cross times 95 over 100 straight x
equals 57 over 400 straight x
According space to space the space question comma
fraction numerator begin display style 57 end style over denominator begin display style 400 end style end fraction straight x equals 4275
straight x equals 30000
end style

Answered by Renu Varma | 25th May, 2020, 06:22: PM