# A student was asked to multiply a number by 25

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A student was asked to multiply a number by 25. He instead multiplied the number by 52 and got the answer 324 more than the correct answer. The number to be multiplied was

- 15
- 32
- 12
- 25

### Answer

Let the number to be multiplied be = x

So, we have 52x = 25x + 324

52x - 25x = 324

x = 324 / 27 = 12

**The correct option is C.**