Nisha Sharma posted an Question
August 03, 2021 • 22:55 pm 30 points
  • UGC NET
  • Commerce

194.due to 20% decrease in the price of rice, a person buys 3.5 kg more rice in rs. 385. the price of rice per kg at the beginning was- (1) rs. 20 (3) r. 25 (2)

194.Due to 20% decrease in the price of rice, a person buys 3.5 kg more rice in Rs. 385. The price of rice per kg at the beginning was- (1) Rs. 20 (3) R. 25 (2) Rs. 22.50 (4) Rs. 27.50 SSC Graduation Level, 2003]

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  • Priya gulani best-answer

    due to a reduction in price of rice there is a saving of 20% on Rs385 ie 20/100×385=77 with Rs 77 he can purchase 3.5kg of rice so reduced price of 3.5kg of rice= Rs 77 Reduced price of 1 kg of rice will be 77/3.5= 22 original price = 100/80×22 =27.5

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