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The Ratio of the Pocket Money Saved by a Boy and His Sister is 5:4. If the Brother Saves Rs 100 More, - ICSE Class 10 - Mathematics

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Question

The ratio of the pocket money saved by a boy and his sister is 5:4. If the brother saves Rs 100 more, how much more should the sister save in order to keep the ratio of their savings unchanged ? 

Solution

Let money saved by the boy and her sister be Sx and 4x and let the sister need to save Rs y more 

`(5"x" + 100)/(4"x" + "y") = 5/4`

⇒ 20x + 400 = 20x + 5y

⇒ 5y = 400

⇒ y = 80

The sister needs to save Rs 80 more.

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 Frank Solution for Frank Class 10 Mathematics Part 2 (2016 to Current)
Chapter 9: Ratio and Proportion
Exercise 9.1 | Q: 28

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