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# 35% of the books on the shelves are English books. The number of Tamil books is 3/7 the number of English books. The number of Chinese books

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35% of the books on the shelves are English books. The number of Tamil books is 3/7 the number of English books. The number of Chinese books is 3/10 the total number of Tamil and English books. The rest of the books are Malay books. There are a total of 1190 English and Malay books. How many Tamil books are there on the shelves?(help within 5 min please)😜😄😃😀😊

Aug 10, 2015

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English books-35%, Tamil books-35*3/7=15%, Chinese books-(35+15)*3/10

Malay books-100-(35+15+15)=35%

(English and Malay books)=70% of total books=1190

→(Total books)=1700

Therefore, the number of tamil books is 1700*15/100=255

Aug 10, 2015

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English books-35%, Tamil books-35*3/7=15%, Chinese books-(35+15)*3/10

Malay books-100-(35+15+15)=35%

(English and Malay books)=70% of total books=1190

→(Total books)=1700

Therefore, the number of tamil books is 1700*15/100=255

jdh3010 Aug 10, 2015