Q6.In a queue, Viji is fourteenth from the front and Jack is seventeenth from the end, while Mary is in between Viji and Jack. If Viji be ahead of Jack and there be 48 persons in the queue, how many persons are there between Viji and Mary?

Asked by rajivjoshigoldtech | 3rd Jun, 2016, 02:38: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style Total space number space of space persons equals 48
Viji apostrophe straight s space position equals 14 th space from space the space front
Jack apostrophe straight s space position equals 17 th space from space the space end
Hence comma space Number space of space persons space between space Viji space and space Jack
equals 48 minus left parenthesis 14 plus 17 right parenthesis
equals 48 minus 31
equals 17
Now comma space Mary space lies space in space the space middle space of space these space 17 space persons space
It space means space there space are space 8 space persons space before space her space and space 8 space persons space after space her.
straight i. straight e. space Vijay space space minus negative negative space left parenthesis 8 space persons right parenthesis minus negative negative Mary minus negative negative left parenthesis 8 space persons right parenthesis minus negative negative Jack
So comma space number space of space persons space between space Viji space and space Mary equals 8 end style

Answered by Rashmi Khot | 3rd Jun, 2016, 04:53: PM

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