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If $152$ is divided into four parts proportional at $3$, $4$, $5$ and $7$, then the smallest part is

1. $29$
2. $26$
3. $25$
4. $24$

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Let say  $3x,4x,5x,7x$ are the four parts of the $152$

we can write like this $3x+4x+5x+7x = 152$

$\implies 19x=152$

$\implies x = 8$

So, four parts is $: 3\times 8,4\times 8,5\times 8,7\times 8 = 24,32,40,56$

So, the smallest part is $24.$

Option $(D)$ is the correct answer.
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Smallest number in the series is 3.
So the number which is multiplicative by 3 in the options is 24 and this would be considered as smallest part.

Answer will be Option (D)

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Option A 24
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Take sum of ratio 3+4+5+7=29

Smallest part is : 152*3%19=24
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Option D 24

Because it is the only option which is multiple of 3 as smallest ratio value is 3.
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