If the sum of money is divided among ‘n’ children, each child will receive $60. If another child is added to the group and the amount is distributed again each child will receive $50. What is the sum of money to be distributed?
- Cannot be determined
The Usual Method
Let $‘x’ be the sum of money,
Also when a child joins,
Estimated Time to arrive at the answer = 45 seconds.
Since and also ; x should be a multiple of both 50 and 60. Hence simply find the LCM of 60 and 50 which is 300 which is the answer.
Estimated Time to arrive at the answer = 10 seconds.