Simple Equations Mcqs

Q.  On the independence day, bananas were be equally distributed among the children in a school so that each child would get two bananas. On the particular day 360 children were absent and as a result each child got two extra bananas. Find the actual number of children in the school?

a. 600
b. 620
c. 500
d. 520
e. None of these


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Let the number of children in the school be x. Since each child gets 2 bananas, total number of bananas = 2x.
2x/(x – 360) = 2 + 2(extra)
=> 2x – 720 = x => x = 720.
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