# The Number of Girls in a Class is 5 Times the Number of Boys. Which of the Following Cannot be the Total Number of Children in the Class? 24 30 35 42

### Computer MCQs Series for PPSC, FPSC – Most Repeated MCQs | Set 5

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## Explanation

• The number of girls in a class is 5 times the number of boys.

Let suppose the number of boys are â€śbâ€ť then number of girls will be â€ś5bâ€ť and total number of children will be â€ś6bâ€ť.

This clearly indicates that answer should be multiple of â€ś6â€ť.

And the option given here are â€ś24, 30, 35 and 42â€ť; all the options are multiple of â€ś6â€ť except â€ś35â€ť. So â€ś35â€ť is our required answer.

## To Find

Total number of children in the class = ?

## Solution

Let suppose the number of boys = b

Number of girls = 5b

Total number of children = 6b

This clearly indicates that answer should be multiple of â€ś6â€ť.

And the option given here are â€ś24, 30, 35 and 42â€ť

All the options are multiple of â€ś6â€ť except â€ś35â€ť.

So â€ś35â€ť is our required answer.

## Conclusion

The number of girls in a class is 5 times the number of boys. 35 of the following cannot be the total number of children in the class.

### Computer MCQs Series for PPSC, FPSC – Most Repeated MCQs | Set 7

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