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If Peter can hire 6 men for 11 days and he pays $462, then how many men he can hire if he has $420 and he needs them for 15 days?
1. 4
2. 7
3. 5
4. 8

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : 4

Given

M1 = 6, D1 = 11 days, Wages1 = $462

M2 = ?, D2 = 15 days, Wages2 = $420

Formula used

M1 × D1/Wages1 = M× D2/Wages2

Calculation

6 × 11/462 = M2 × 15/420

⇒ M2 = 4

∴ He can hire 4 Men.

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