The cost of 19/4 metres of wire is ₹ 171/2.

Question:

The cost of 19/4 metres of wire is ₹ 171/2. Find the cost of one metre of the wire.

Solution:

From the question it is given that,

The cost of 19/4 meters of wire is = ₹ 171/2

Then, cost of one meter of wire = (171/2) ÷ (19/4)

= (171/2) × (4/19)

= (9/1) × (2/1)

= 18/1

= ₹ 18

∴The cost of one meter of wire is ₹ 18.

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