# Direct And Inverse Proportions

#### Question 4:

If a box of sweets is divided among 24 children, they will get 5 sweets each. How many would each get, if the number of the children is reduced by 4?

#### Answer:

Number of remaining children = 24 − 4 = 20

Let the number of
sweets which each of the 20 students will get, be *x*.

The following table is obtained.

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