# Aptitude [TCS Placement]: Sample Questions 52 - 54 of 174

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## Question 52

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Short Answer▾Y catches 5 times more fishes than X. If total number of fishes caught by X and Y is 42, then number of fishes caught by X?

### Explanation

- Let, X catches ‘a’ number of fishes.
- From given information, Y catches 5 times more fishes than X, i.e.. Y catches ‘5a’ fishes.
- Total number of fishes caught by X and Y together is 42, i.e.. a + 5a = 42

6a = 42

a = 7

- So, X catches 7 number of fishes and Y catches 42 number of fishes.

## Question 53

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Short Answer▾Gavaskar average in first 50 innings was 50. After the 51^{st} innings his average was 51 how many runs he made in the 51^{st} innings?

### Explanation

- Average of first 50 innings was 50.
- So, runs scored by Gavaskar in 50 innings =
- After his 51 inning his average is increased by one, i.e.. 51
- So, runs scored by Gavaskar in 51 innings =
- So, runs made by Gavaskar in 51
^{st}inning will be, total runs scored by him in 51 innings - total runs scored by him in 50 innings.

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## Question 54

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### Explanation

- The given series is an arithmetic series.
- First term of the series is, a = 2
- Difference between the terms is 2n
- First term =
- Second term =
- Third term =
- Fourth term =
- Fifth term =
- Sixth term =
- Applying this pattern we are getting the exact series terms.
- So, series is 2, 5, 9, 19,37, 75.
- Missing term is 9.