Ajay bought 15 kg of dal at the rate of Rs 14.50 per kg and 10 kg at the rate of Rs 13 per kg. He mixed the two and sold the mixture at the rate of Rs 15 per kg. What was his total gain in this transaction ?

  • Option 1)

    Rs 9.5

  • Option 2)

    Rs 11

  • Option 3)

    Rs 16.5

  • Option 4)

    Rs 27.5

  • Option 5)

    Rs 1.1

Answers (1)

1st dal cost = 15\times 14.5=217.5

2nd dal cost = 10\times 13=130

Total cost =  347.5

SP = 25\times 15=375

Profit = 375-347.5=27.5

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