top button
Flag Notify
    Connect to us
      Facebook Login
      Site Registration Why to Join

    Get Free Puzzle Updates

Facebook Login
Site Registration

What is the weight of the final statue?

0 votes

A statue is being carved by a sculptor. The original piece of marble weighed 250 kg. In the first week 30 per cent is cut away. In the second week 20 per cent of the remainder is cut away. In the third week the statue is completed when 25 percent of the remainder is cut away. What is the weight of the final statue?

posted Jun 11, 2014 by Rajni

Share this puzzle
Facebook Share Button Twitter Share Button LinkedIn Share Button

1 Answer

+1 vote

Answer is 105 KG

Original Piece = 250 Kg
After first week weight = 250 - (250 *30%) = 175 Kg
After Second week = 175 - (175 * 20%) = 140 KG
And at completion = 140 - (140 * 25%) = 105 KG.

answer Jun 12, 2014 by Kunal Shah

Similar Puzzles
0 votes

A number is multiplied by 2 1/3 times itself and then 61 is subtracted from the product obtained.
If the final result is 9200, then what is the number?

+1 vote

Arnav and Sarthak decided to take their respective car out of the garage and race. None of them cheated and they both stood at the start time and decided to cover a distance in full throttle. The first to reach the mark was to be declared the winner.

Upon reaching the finishing mark, they found out that Arnav's car is 1.2 times faster than Sarthak's. Now, Sarthak had reached the mark about 1 minute and 30 seconds later than Arnav. Sarthak's car reached the mark at 60 kmph on average.

Can you calculate the distance between the starting mark and the final mark with the help of the given data?

0 votes

The average weight of 19 students was 50 kg. By the admission of a new student the average weight is reduced to 49.6 kg. What is the weight of the new student?

+1 vote

Zinc and copper are melted together in the ration 9:11. What is the weight of the melted mixture, If 28.8 kg of zinc has been consumed in it?

Contact Us
+91 9880187415
#280, 3rd floor, 5th Main
6th Sector, HSR Layout
Karnataka INDIA.