The difference of 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?

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Aditya Patel asked 18-Sep-2019 in Math by Aditya Patel

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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Sanat Shukla answered 19-Sep-2019 by Sanat Shukla
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