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In a factory same number of women and children are present. Women works for 6 hours in a day and children work 4 hours in a day.In festival season workload increases by 60% and government does not allow children to work more than 6 hours per day.If their efficiency are equal and remain work is done by women then how many extra hours/day increased by women?
(A) 2 hours/day
(B) 3 hours/day
(C) 4 hours/day
(D) 5 hours/day


Answer: (C)

Explanation: Shortcut
Let they earn 1 Rs/hr.

Woman     Child      Earns
  6    +    4     =   10
  |         |         |60%
 __        max 6   =  16

Workload increases by 60% from 10 to 16.
Children can work maximum 6 hours
Then women work per day 16 – 6 = 10
So, it increases by 4 hours/day extra.

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