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A reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to buy 6.2 kg. more  for Rs.279. Find the reduced price per kilogram

 

A reduction of 10% in the price of sugar enables a housewife to buy 6.2 kg. more  for Rs.279. Find the reduced price per kilogram .

 

  • Option 1)

     

    Rs. 5

     

  • Option 2)

     

    Rs. 4.5

     

  • Option 3)

     

    Rs. 5.5

     

  • Option 4)

     

    None of these

     

  • Option 5)

     

    Rs. 4.05

     

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Let original price = x

Then  \left ( \frac{279}{.9x} \right )-\left ( \frac{279}{x} \right )=6.2

x=5

Reduced price = 5 - .5 = 4.5

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