# Recent questions tagged fractions

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In appreciation of the social improvements completed in a town, a wealthy philanthropist decided to gift $Rs\; 750$ to each male senior citizen in the town and $Rs\; 1000$ ... money (in Rupees) did the philanthropist give away in total? $1,50,000$ $2,00,000$ $1,75,000$ $1,51,000$
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If $\large q^{-a} = \dfrac{1}{r}$ and $\large r^{-b} = \dfrac{1}{s}$ and $\large s^{-c} = \dfrac{1}{q}$, the value of $abc$ is ________. $\left(rqs\right)^{-1}$ $0$ $1$ $r+q+s$
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A suitcase weighs one kilogram plus half of its weight. How much does the suitcase weigh? $1.3333$... kilograms $1.5$ kilograms $1.666$... kilograms $2$ kilograms cannot be determined from the given data
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Three boxes labeled A, B and C have a total of 249 marbles. If 3 dozen marbles are transferred from box A' to box B', box B' will have 5 times the number of marbles in box A'. Instead, if 21 marbles are transferred from box B' to box C', the number of marbles in box B' will be 1.5 ... 30 from box A' to box B' 30 from box B' to box A' 36 from box A' to box B' 36 from box B' to box A'
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A large community practices birth control in the following peculiar fashion. Each set of parents continues having children until a son is born; then they stop. What is the ratio of boys to girls in the community if, in the absence of birth control, $51\%$ of the babies are born male? $51:49$ $1:1$ $49:51$ $51:98$ $98:51$
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