1. Two students appeared at an examination. One of them secured 9 marks more than the other and his marks was 56% of the sum of their marks. The marks obtained by them are:

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By: guest on 01 Jun 2017 05.47 pm

Let their marks be (x + 9) and x. Then, x + 9 = 56 (x + 9 + x) 100 25(x + 9) = 14(2x + 9) 3x = 99 x = 33 So, their marks are 42 and 33.