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A student has to obtain 33% of total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. What is the Maximum marks?

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A student has to obtain 33% of total marks to pass. He got 125 marks and failed by 40 marks. What is the Maximum marks?
posted Aug 28, 2016 by anonymous

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Total marks be =X
Then Xx33/100 =125+40
solving X =500
Answer =500

answer Aug 29, 2016 by Gangadharan Kv
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Let X= Maximum total marks
If he/she needs 33% to pass then,
X * 33/ 100 = 125 + 40
X = 500 marks

answer Sep 1, 2016 by anonymous



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