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The cost of carpeting a room 15 metres long with a carpet ..................What is the breadth of the room ?

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The cost of carpeting a room 15 metres long with a carpet 75 cm wide at 30 paisa per metre is Rs. 36.
What is the breadth of the room ?

posted Oct 27, 2015 by Rahul Vaidya

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Rate of laying 75 cm wide strip of carpet is 30 paisa/meter=0.30rupees/m
Therefore cost for 15 meters length(75 cm width)=15*0.30=4.50=C1
Total cost =Rs 36=C
No of stripes=C/C1=36/4.50=8
Total breadth of room=8*0.75=6m
Ans is 6 m

answer Dec 26, 2015 by Jaikumar Bhatia



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