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In an examination, the maximum possible | Quantitative Aptitude - Arithmetic – Percentage

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The question below is from previous year CAT question from CAT 2018 exam comes from CAT Percentage  : In an examination, the maximum possible. Find out by answering this question which tests an aspirant’s Quantitative Ability Skills:

CAT 2018 - Slot-1 - Percentage - Question-3 - In an examination, the maximum possible

Q. 3: In an examination, the maximum possible score is N while the pass mark is 45% of N. A candidate obtains 36 marks, but falls short of the pass mark by 68%. Which one of the following is then correct?

1. N ≤ 200

2. 243 ≤ N ≤ 252

3. N ≥ 253

4. 201 ≤ N ≤ 242

From the question we can say ( 100% – 68%) of ( 45% of N ) = 36

 

Or 32/100×45/100 N=36

 

N=360000/(32×45 )=250

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