# 16 Boys Went to the Canteen to Have Tea and Snacks Together. the Bill Amounted to Rs. 114.40. What Will Be the Contribution of a Boy Who Pays for Himself and 5 Others? - Mathematics

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16 boys went to the canteen to have tea and snacks together. The bill amounted to Rs. 114.40. What will be the contribution of a boy who pays for himself and 5 others?

#### Solution

16 boys pay for bill = Rs.114.40

1 boy pays for bill = Rs.114.40/16 = Rs.7.15

∴ Contribution of a boy who pays for himself and 5 others = 6 × 7.15 = Rs.42.90

Concept: Concept for Unitary Method (With Only Direct Variation Implied)
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Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 10 Direct and Inverse Variations
Exercise 10 (C) | Q 9 | Page 125