# Four milkmen rented a pasture.  A grazed 18 cows for 4 months, B 25 cows for 2 months, C 28 cows for 5 months & D 21 cows for 3 months. If A’s share is Rs. 360, the total rent of field is Option 1) Rs. 1500          Option 2) Rs. 1600            Option 3) Rs. 1625Option 4) Rs. 1650Option 5) -

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$Ratio \: of \: shares\: of A, B, C, D = \left ( 18\ast 4 \right ) : \left ( 25\ast 2 \right ) : \left ( 28\ast 5 \right ) : \left ( 21\ast 3 \right )$

$= 72 : 50 : 140 : 63$

$Let \: total\: rent\: be\: x then\: A's\: share = 72x/325$

$So, 72x/325 = 360$

$=> x = Rs. 1625$

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