a garrison of 60 soldiers had provisions for 45 days. if 15 more soldiers joined the garrison, for how long would the same provision last?
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a garrison of 60 soldiers had provisions for 45 days. if 15 more soldiers joined the garrison, for how long would the same provision last?
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Answer:
36 days.
Stepbystep explanation:
60 + 15 = 75 soldiers.
By proportion the number of days that the provisions will last
= 45 * (60/75)
= 45 * 4/5
= 36 days.