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Christmas Beggar Maths Puzzle

25 paisa coin
Christmas Beggar Maths Puzzle - 24 December

On Christmas , A beggar earns 71 rupees in form of 20-paisa and 25-paisa.
He collects total of 324 coins.

Can you tell me how many number of 20-paisa and 25-paisa he got ?

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3 comments:

  1. 20 paisa coins 200
    25 paisa coins 124

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  2. Let x no. of 20p coin and y no. of 25p coin
    As per question
    71 = x/5 + y/4 and x + y = 324
    therefore 4x+5y=1420 and 4x + 4y = 1296
    After subtraction, We get

    x=200 and y=124
    i.e.
    20 paisa coins 200
    25 paisa coins 124

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