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As per the previous year data, $y can buy x number of items. If the average cost of each item increased by 20 percent this year, then the number of items can be bought with $3y equals

(A) x
(B) 1.50x
(C) 2.50x
(D) 3x
(E) 3.50x

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As per the previous year data, $y can buy x number of items. If the average cost of each item increased by 20 percent this year, then the number of items can be bought with $3y equals

(A) x
(B) 1.50x
(C) 2.50x
(D) 3x
(E) 3.50x


$y can buy x number of items
i.e. the average cost of each item = y/x

New Average Cost = 1.2(y/x)

i.e. 1.2y can buy x items
i.e. 3y can buy = (x/1.2y)*3y = 2.5x

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