# What is the price of eight chocolates?

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Shweta went to buy 11 chocolates worth Rs x.
She gave Rs 100 rupee note to the shopkeeper to buy the chocolates then shopkeeper gave rest of the money in the denominations of 50 paise, 2 rupee and 5 rupees.
If the ratio of the number of coins 7:6:7 respectively.
Then what is the price of eight chocolates?

posted Dec 20, 2018

Rs 36

y*(7*0.5+6*2+7*5)=50.5y --> y can have value of 1 only (if more it exceeds Rs100, if less then no sense) --> Shweta spent Rs 100-50.5=49.5 on 11 shocolates, 1 chocolte costs Rs 49.5/11=4.5, and 8 chocolates cost Rs 4.5*8=36

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