**Quantitative Aptitude – Algebra – Maxima Minima**

**Question**

An elevator has a weight limit of 630 kg. It is carrying a group of people of whom the heaviest weighs 57 kg and the lightest weighs 53 kg.

What is the maximum possible number of people in the group?

**Answer**

11

**Solution**

As per the question from CAT 2017 – Quantitative Aptitude – Algebra – Maxima and Minima, we can see that,

53 + …….. + 57 = 630

Remaining sum of weights = 630 – 53 – 57 = 520

Now, the minimum weight can be 53. So, to find maximum number of people

N(max) = 520/53 = 9.81

So, maximum number of people possible = 9+2 = 11

Answer: 11

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