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Mr X went shopping with a certain amount of money. He spent Rs. 10(¼) on buying a pen and Rs. 25(¾) in food. He then gave the remaining Rs. 16(½) to his friend. Calculate how much money he initially had.

Mr X went shopping with a certain amount of money. He spent Rs. 10(¼) on buying a pen and Rs. 25(¾) in food. He then gave the remaining Rs. 16(½) to his friend. Calculate how much money he initially had.

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5963 Points
2 years ago
Dear Student


To get the amount of money Mr X had initially, his purchases have to be added.

So,

Initial Money = 10(¼) + 25(¾) + 16(½)

= 41/4 + 103/4 + 33/2

By taking LCM, we get

Initial Money = 105/2


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