Simplification - Quantitative Aptitude (MCQ) questions for Q. 752

Q.  The timing of a college is from 12 p.m to 4.20 p.m. Five lectures are held in the given duration and a break of 5 minutes after each lecture is given to the students. Find the duration of each lecture.
- Published on 06 Jul 15

a. 52 minutes
b. 45 minutes
c. 30 minutes
d. 48 minutes

ANSWER: 48 minutes
 
Total time a student spends in college = 4 hours 20 minutes = 260 minutes
As there are 5 lectures, the number of breaks between lectures is 4. Total time of the break = 20 minutes
Hence, the duration of each lecture is = (260 – 20)/5
= 48 minutes

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