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# Weighing Problem

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10 Aug 2017, 20:46
A toy weighing 24 grams of an alloy of two metals is worth Rs 174/-.but if the weight of the two metals be interchanged, the toy would be worth Rs 162/-.If the price of one metal be Rs 8 per gram,find the price of the other metal used to make the toy.
i)Rs 10/gram
ii)Rs 6/gram
iii)Rs 4 /gram
iv)Rs 5/gram

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11 Aug 2017, 00:12
SomSC wrote:
A toy weighing 24 grams of an alloy of two metals is worth Rs 174/-.but if the weight of the two metals be interchanged, the toy would be worth Rs 162/-.If the price of one metal be Rs 8 per gram,find the price of the other metal used to make the toy.
i)Rs 10/gram
ii)Rs 6/gram
iii)Rs 4 /gram
iv)Rs 5/gram

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14 Aug 2017, 01:14
Bunuel wrote:
SomSC wrote:
A toy weighing 24 grams of an alloy of two metals is worth Rs 174/-.but if the weight of the two metals be interchanged, the toy would be worth Rs 162/-.If the price of one metal be Rs 8 per gram,find the price of the other metal used to make the toy.
i)Rs 10/gram
ii)Rs 6/gram
iii)Rs 4 /gram
iv)Rs 5/gram

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