Quantitative Aptitude : Ratio and Proportion : Discussion


Some ballons are divided between two persons in the ratio of 3:5. If one person gets 20 less ballons than that of the other, find the total number of ballons.

A. 80
B. 90
C. 120
D. 150

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Let total ballons as x.

So, 3x/8 and 5x/8.

 

5x - 3x = 20
8 8

x = 80


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