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If 12.5% of a number is added with 37.5% of the same number then the result becomes 370. Find the original number.
1. 720
2. 740
3. 600
4. 640

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : 740

Given:

12.5% of a number is added with 37.5% of the same number

Calculation:

Let the number be ‘X’

Now 12.5 % of X + 37.5% of X = 50% of X

Which given equal to 370

⇒ 50% of X = 370

⇒ X/2 = 370

⇒ X = 2 × 370 = 740

∴ Original number is 740

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