The difference between two numbers is 1365. On dividing the larger number by the smaller, we get 6 as quotient and the 15 as remainder. What is the smaller number?

a) 270

b) 240

c) 284

d) 320

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The difference between two numbers is 1365. On dividing the larger number by the smaller, we get 6 as quotient and the 15 as remainder. What is the smaller number?

a) 270

b) 240

c) 284

d) 320

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Answer --- **(a) **
**Explanation:**

Let the smaller number be x. Then larger number = (x + 1365)

∴ X + 1365 = 6x + 15

5x = 1350

X = 270

∴ Smaller number = 270

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