Mathematics

If p and q are two non zero numbers and 18(p+q) = (18+p)q, which of…

If p and q are two non zero numbers and 18(p+q) = (18+p)q, which of the following must be true?

  • A.
    q = 18
  • B.
    p
  • C.
    p = 18
  • D.
    q
Correct Answer: Option A
Explanation

If 18(p + q) = (18 + p)q

then 18p + 18q = 18q + pq

18p = pq (implies) q = 18.