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How many children were there..?

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At a recent school function, 500 people attended and Rs. 500 was collected.
The prices were as follows:
Fathers Rs. 2.00
Mothers Rs. 3.00
Children Rs. 0.48
More mothers than fathers turned up.

How many children were there..?

posted Jul 22, 2014 by Aarati Mahajan

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There were 375 Children


Children (c) = Rs. 0.48 per c
Father (f) = Rs.2.00 per f
Mather (m) = Rs. 3.00 per m

let take c = 375 and f = 55 & m = 70


children = Rs.0.48 * 375 = Rs. 180/-
Father = Rs. 2.00 * 55 = Rs. 110/-
Mather = Rs. 3.00 * 70 = Rs. 210/-

180+110+210 = 500/-

answer Jul 22, 2014 by Kunal Shah
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375 children were there

answer Aug 13, 2014 by anonymous
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375 Children..........attended the function

answer Mar 14, 2015 by Varghese Anthony

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