The organisers of an essay competition decide that a winner in the competiton gets a prize of rs 100 and a participant who does not win gets gets aprize of rs 25.The total prize money distributed is Rs 3000. Find the number of winners, if the total number of participants is 63.

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Let the number of winners be x.

number of runner ups = 63-x.



=) 100X+1575-25X =3000

=) 75X + 1575 =3000


=) X =1425/75

=) X= 19.

number of winners = 19.

number of runner ups=44.

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