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The length, breadth and height of a room are 5 m, 4 m and 3 m respectively. Find the cost of white washing the walls of the room and the ceiling at the rate of Rs 7.50 per m^2. - CBSE Class 9 - Mathematics

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The length, breadth and height of a room are 5 m, 4 m and 3 m respectively. Find the cost of white washing the walls of the room and the ceiling at the rate of Rs 7.50 per m2.

Solution

It is given that

Length (l) of room = 5 m

Breadth (b) of room = 4 m

Height (h) of room = 3 m

It can be observed that four walls and the ceiling of the room are to be white-washed. The floor of the room is not to be white-washed.

Area to be white-washed = Area of walls + Area of ceiling of room

= 2lh + 2bh + lb

= [2 × 5 × 3 + 2 × 4 × 3 + 5 × 4] m2

= (30 + 24 + 20) m2

= 74 m2

Cost of white-washing per m2 area = Rs 7.50

Cost of white-washing 74 m2 area = Rs (74 × 7.50)

= Rs 555

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 NCERT Solution for Mathematics Class 9 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 13: Surface Area and Volumes
Ex. 13.10 | Q: 2 | Page no. 213

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Solution The length, breadth and height of a room are 5 m, 4 m and 3 m respectively. Find the cost of white washing the walls of the room and the ceiling at the rate of Rs 7.50 per m^2. Concept: Surface Area of a Cuboid and a Cube.
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