# If 24 Trousers of Equal Size Can Be Prepared in 54 Metres of Cloth, What Length of Cloth is Required for Each Trouser? - Mathematics

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If 24 trousers of equal size can be prepared in 54 metres of cloth, what length of cloth is required for each trouser?

#### Solution

$\text{Cloth needed to prepare 24 trousers = 54 m}$
$\therefore \text{Length of the cloth required for each trousers} = 54 \div 24 = \frac{54}{24} = \frac{9}{4} m = 2\frac{1}{4} \text{metres}$

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RD Sharma Class 8 Maths
Chapter 1 Rational Numbers
Exercise 1.7 | Q 15 | Page 36