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

Correct Answer:
D) 1500

Description for Correct answer:

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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