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# On Children's Day, sweets were to be equally distributed amongst 300 children. But on that particular day 50 children remained absent; hence each child got one extra sweet. How many sweets were distributed?

 A) 1450 B) 1700 C) 1650 D) 1500

 D) 1500

Let total number of sweets = x

According to the question,

$$\Large \frac{x}{250} - \frac{x}{300} = 1 => \frac{6x - 5x}{1500} = 1$$

Therefore, x = 1500

Therefore, Required number of sweets = 1500

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