# What is his salary in rupees per month?

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A person spends 20% of his salary on food, 35% on house rent, 20% on conveyance and 10% of the remaining on entertainment.
If his savings at the end of the month is Rs. 23700, then what is his salary in rupees per month?

posted Mar 4

Rs.105333

20% +35% +20% =75 %
10% of remaining = (100%-75%)/10=2.5% of salary, so total spending is 75%+2.5%=77.5% and the savings = 22.5%
22.5% -----> Rs. 23700
100% -----> x
x= Rs. 23700*100/22.5= Rs.105333

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