Word Problem 11
Problem 11: A man engaged a servant and promised to pay him after one year of service a turban and Rs 90. The servant served him for nine months and got Rs 65 and a turban. The price of the turban is;
a. Rs 25 b.Rs 15 c.Rs 10 d.Rs 8
— Price calculation —
Pay for the year = Turban + Rs 90
Pay for 9 months = Turban + Rs 65
Price of turban =?
We solve this problem by assuming that;
But We are given that payment for 9 months is y+65Rs, So, y +65 and eq 1 should be equal – because both are payments for 9 months !
So, price of turban is Rs 10