Simplification - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 751

Q.  A bonus of Rs.2800 is to be divided among 3 people such that Alex gets twice as much as David, who receives one-fourth as much as Peter. What amount did Peter get?
- Published on 06 Jul 15

a. 1200
b. 2000
c. 1600
d. 1500

ANSWER: 1600
Let Peter’s share be x.
Hence, David gets x/4 and Alex gets x/2.
x + x/4 + x/2 = 2800
7x/4 = 2800
x = Rs.1600

Post your comment / Share knowledge

Enter the code shown above:
(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above image, reload the page to generate a new one.)