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Two Tailors X and Y Are Paid a Total of ₹ 550 per Week by Their Employer. If X is Paid 120% of the Sum Paid to Y. Then, How Much is Y Paid per Week? - Mathematics

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MCQ

Two tailors X and Y are paid a total of ₹ 550 per week by their employer. If X is paid 120% of the sum paid to Y. Then, how much is Y paid per week?

Options

  • ₹200

  • ₹250

  • ₹300

  • None of these

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Solution

₹250
Explanation:
Let the sum paid to Y per week be ₹ z.
Then, z + 120% of z = 550
⇒ `"z" + "z" 120/100 = 550`

⇒ `11/5"z" =550`

⇒ `"z" = ((550xx5)/11)=`  ₹ 250

Concept: Percentage, Discount and Partnership (Entrance Exam)
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