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Maths Question

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Jonnyb, May 3, 2012.

  1. Jonnyb

    Associate

    Joined: Aug 25, 2007

    Posts: 39

    Hi Guys,

    I have a selection day for CTC Wings next week which includes aptitude tests and a maths test. I have been studying long multiplication/division and subtraction and I'm fairly confident with these parts. HOWEVER while looking at people tips on the web about the tests, one person has mentioned a question that was included... 'if 1 Euro is worth 0.89 GBP, and 1 GBP is worth 48 Japanese Yen, what is 256 Yen in Euros'

    I need your help in figuring out how to solve this question as I am clueless.

    Thanks,
    Jonny
     
  2. sjcf1

    Hitman

    Joined: Aug 19, 2009

    Posts: 971

    Location: West Yorkshire/Birmingham

    256/48 = number of gdp that the yen is worth.

    Then take that number and divide by 0.89. Theres your answer should be about 5.99 euros.
     
  3. RomanNose

    Sgarrista

    Joined: Aug 20, 2010

    Posts: 8,204

    Edit:Gone wrong somewhere.
     
  4. Jonnyb

    Associate

    Joined: Aug 25, 2007

    Posts: 39

    Ok thanks a lot.