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A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly?

asked 2019-06-23 05:34:07 -0500

A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly?

Options: (A) 12
(B) 16
(C) 24 (D) 18

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answered 2019-06-25 00:09:21 -0500

Let, Student got x sums right and 2x sums wrong,
then,
x + 2x = 48
3x = 48
x = 16

Answer: option B

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