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250 bananas were equally among a certain number of students. If there were 25 more...
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Let the number of students be N. When 250 bananas are equally distributed among N students each of them gets twice as many bananas than if the bananas had been distributed among N + 25 students. This gives:
`250/N = 2*(250/(N + 25))`
=> N + 25 = 2N
=> N = 25
There are a total of 25 students.
Posted by justaguide on June 24, 2012 at 8:41 AM (Answer #1)
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