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If 16 fishes are sold for food purpose, then what will be the minimum possible value of x ?

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x more than 50% fishes of a pond are taken and fishes equal to square root of total number of fishes are sold for aquarium purposes. 1 more than 10% of the remaining fishes are purchased by a shopkeeper and fishes equal to square root of the number of fishes purchased by shopkeeper are sold for food purposes.
If 16 fishes are sold for food purpose, then what will be the minimum possible value of x ?

posted Aug 27, 2015 by Anamika

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Say you have 5200 fishes in the pond
One more then half is 2601
51 i.e. square root of 2601 is sold for the aquarium purposes so remaining are 2550
One more then 10% is 255+1 or 256
Fishes equal to sqrt(256) i.e. 16 are sold for food purpose

answer Aug 27, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
how  u got 5200 ?



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