If 24 clerks can clear 180 files in 15 days , then the number of clerks required to clear 240 filesin 12 days, is 
  1. 38
  2. 40
  3. 42
  4. 44

Asked by sucharitasahoo1 | 26th Dec, 2017, 06:04: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style 24 space clerks space takes space 15 space days space to space cover space 180 space files
15 space days space equals space 180 space files
1 space day space equals space 180 over 15 equals 12 space files
in space one space day space 12 space files space by space 24 space clerks
so space
2 cross times number space of space files space per space day space equals space space number space of space clerks
now space to space complete space 240 space files space in space 12 space days space means space 20 space files space per space day
2 cross times number space of space files space per space day space equals space space number space of space clerks
we space will space require space 40 space clerks end style

Answered by Arun | 27th Dec, 2017, 02:40: PM