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Q.

$A$, $B$ and $C$ play cricket. $A$'s runs are to $B$'s runs and $B$'s runs are to $C$'s as $3:2$. They get altogether 342 runs. How many runs did $A$ make? 

 A.

162

 B.

108

 C.

72

 D.

None

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Solution:
Option(A) is correct

$A:B=3:2=9:6$

$B:C=3:2=6:4$ (making B equal)

Therefore, $A:B:C$ = $9:6:4$

Therefore, the runs made by A= \(\dfrac{9}{19}\times 342=162\)


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