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Nine person went to a hotel to take their meals. Eight of them spent

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Updated on: 27 Nov 2019, 04:15
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Nine person went to a hotel to take their meals. Eight of them spent 12 each on their meals and the ninth spent 8 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. What was the total money spent by them ?

A)110
B)112
C)114
D)117
E)122.

Originally posted by KSBGC on 27 Nov 2019, 01:40.
Last edited by KSBGC on 27 Nov 2019, 04:15, edited 1 time in total.
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27 Nov 2019, 02:55
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KSBGC wrote:
Nine person went to a hotel to take their meals. Eight of them spent 12 each on their meals and the ninth spent 8 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. What was the total money spent by them ?

A)110
B)112
C)114
D)116
E)122.

If ninth spent x amount
Hence,
((12*8) + x)/9 + 8 = x
Solving for x = 21

Total amount spent by 9 people = (12*8) + 21 = 117

KSBGC Pl check option D must be 117 not 116.
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27 Nov 2019, 03:46
Agreed. Answer option D has typo.

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27 Nov 2019, 04:16
kapil1 wrote:
KSBGC wrote:
Nine person went to a hotel to take their meals. Eight of them spent 12 each on their meals and the ninth spent 8 more than the average expenditure of all the nine. What was the total money spent by them ?

A)110
B)112
C)114
D)116
E)122.

If ninth spent x amount
Hence,
((12*8) + x)/9 + 8 = x
Solving for x = 21

Total amount spent by 9 people = (12*8) + 21 = 117

KSBGC Pl check option D must be 117 not 116.

thanks brother. The answer must be 117.
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