I went to the furniture shop in order to buy a picture. The salesman told me..........What was the price of the picture?

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I went to the furniture shop in order to buy a picture. The salesman told me,"The picture is five times the cost of that ashtray, the chair is 30 times the cost of the ashtray, the table 4 times the cost of the chair, you can buy the lot for Rs 31200.
What was the price of the picture?

posted Oct 24, 2017
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The picture is Rs 1000
.
If ashtray = Rs x, then picture = 5x, chair = 30x and table is 4*30=120x
The lot is then 1+5+30+120 = 156x
Thus, the ashtray is 31200 / 156 = Rs 200.
And the picture is Rs 1000

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Answer:
The picture is Rs 1000
.
If ashtray = Rs x, then picture = 5x, chair = 30x and table is 4*30=120x
The lot is then 1x+5x+30x+120x = 156x
Thus, the ashtray is 31200 / 156 = Rs 200.
And the picture is =5*200=Rs.1000

answer Oct 25, 2017

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