# 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

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

#### 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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