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On a school picnic, a group of students agree to pay equally for the use of a full boat and pay rs.10each.if there had been 3more students in the

group,each would have paid rs. 2less.how many students were there in the group.


Let there be x no. of students...so money contributed by each student=Rs.10...so...total sum of money=Rs.10x...now according to the question... if there are 3 students more that each would have paid Rs.2 less...i.e. Rs.8...so total sum of money=(x+3)8...so 10x=(x+3)8...10x-8x=24...2x=24...x=12..so there were 12 students..
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