A group of 1200 persons consisting of captains and soldiers is travelling in a train. For every 15 soldiers, there is one captain. The number of captains in the group is

Question

A group of 1200 persons consisting of captains and soldiers is travelling in a train. For every 15 soldiers, there is one captain. The number of captains in the group is


A. 80
B. 70
C. 75
D. 85


Answer: C

Solution:

Clearly, out of every 16 persons, there is one captain.

So, number of captains = 1200 ÷ 16

= 75

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