Three quantities X, Y and Z are such that XY=kZ where k is constant. Initially, X was at 4 and X:Y:Z was 2:3:4. If the value of Y is changed to 12 and Z is kept constant, find the value of X.

A. 2
B. 3
C. 5
D. 6

X:Y:Z=2:3:4
X=4
Then, Y=6, Z=8 XY=kZ 4*6=k*8 8k=24 k=3
Y=12, Z=8
X*12=3*8
X=2

The Mcq Three quantities X, Y and Z are such that XY=kZ where k is constant. Initially, X was at 4 and X:Y:Z was 2:3:4. If the value of Y is changed to 12 and Z is kept constant, find the value of X.

 

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