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What is the price of the chocolate?

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Soham went to buy a chocolate worth Rs x.
He gave Rs 20 rupee note to the shopkeeper to buy the chocolate then shopkeeper gave rest of the money in the denominations of 50 paise, 2 rupee and 5 rupees.
If the ratio of the number o coins is 5:2:1 respectively.
Then what is the price of the chocolate?

posted Nov 21, 2018 by Vikram Luthra

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Rs 8.5

5:2:1 ratio and the limit of Rs 20 gives one option only:
20- 1*(1*5+2*2+5*0.5)=20-11.5=8.5, above 1 it gives negative value which is impossible

answer Nov 21, 2018 by Hanifa Mammadov

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