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TANCET 2014 Quant 41: Ratio Proportion

This question is a previous year TANCET MBA question and appeared in the quantitative reasoning /aptitude section of the TANCET 2014. A total of 20 questions appeared in this section in TANCET 2014. This question is a relatively easy question and tests the concept of continued proportion.

Question

The continued ratio of Rs. 200, Rs. 400 and Rs. 600 is

  1. 2 : 4
  2. 4 : 6
  3. 6 : 2
  4. 2 : 4 : 6
  5. 4 : 6 : 2

  Correct Answer      Choice (4). Continued ratio A : B : C = 2 : 4 : 6.


Explanatory Answer

Continued ratio definition

When 2 ratios a : b and b : c is given then the ratio a : b : c is called the continued ratio.

Let A be Rs. 200, B be Rs. 400 and C be Rs. 600

Continued ratio A : B : C = 200 : 400 : 600

Divide the entire ratio by 100

Continued ratio A : B : C = 2 : 4 : 6

  The correct answer is Choice (4).

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