Join Sarthaks eConnect Today - Largest Online Education Community!
+1 vote
43 views
asked in Mathematics by (779 points)
edited by

A drum of kerosene oil is 3/4 full. When 15 litres of oil is drawn from it, it is 7/12 full. The capacity of the drum is ........

1 Answer

+1 vote
answered by (242k points)
selected by
 
Best answer

Let Capacity of drum = a litres

A/Q,

(3/4 x a) - 15 = 7/12 x a

3a/4 - 7a/12 = 15

(3a-7a)/12 = 15

2a/12 = 15

a = 15 x 12/2

a = 90 litres

Capacity of drum = 90 litres.

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.

One Thought Forever

“There is a close connection between getting up in the world and getting up in the morning.“
– Anon
~~~*****~~~

Categories

...