In an institute, 60% of the students are boys and the rest are girls. Further 15% of the boys and 7.5% of the girls are getting a fee waiver. If the number of those getting a fee waiver is 90, find the total number of students getting 50% concessions if it is given that 50% of those not getting a fee waiver are eligible to get half fee concession?

A. 360

B. 280

C. 320

D. 330

E. 350

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Let us assume there are 100 students in the institute.
Then, number of boys = 60
And, number of girls = 40
Further, 15% of boys get fee waiver = 9 boys
7.5% of girls get fee waiver = 3 girls
Total = 12 students who gets fee waiver
But, here given 90 students are getting fee waiver. So we compare
12 = 90
So, 1 = $$\frac{{90}}{{12}}$$ = 7.5
Now number of students who are not getting fee waiver = 51 boys and 37 girls
50% concession = 25.5 boys and 18.5 girls (i.e. total 44)
Hence, required students = 44 × 7.5 = 330

1. 60%*15%+40%*7.5%=12%
12%=90
1=750
750-90=660
50%= 330

2. let total students = x
then
(15/100*60/100*x)+(7.5/100*40/100*x)=90
900x+300x=90,0000
x=750
number of students who are not getting fee waiver=750-90=660
50% of those not getting a fee waiver are eligible=660/2=330
required students=330

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