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# Word Problem 13

Problem 13: A man spends 12-1/2% of his money and after spending 75% of the remainder, he had Rs 175 left.The money he had at first was;

a. Rs 2000                   b. Rs 1750             c. Rs 700                  d, Rs 800

Percentage calculation –

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Solution:

Let the man has amount of ‘y’ Rs in the beginning;

First spending is 12-1/2% or 12.5% of ‘y’ Rs !

i-e Remaining amount will be calculated by subtracting this spent amount from the original amount !

So,  Second spending is 75% of this remaining amount ;

so,  Now in the end the remaining amount is to be calculated by subtracting second spending from first remaining amount;

i-e hence, But second remaining amount is given to be Rs 175   So, the he had Rs 800 in his hands before spending Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2021
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