Question

# $$10$$ sheep and $$5$$ pigs were bought for $$Rs. 6,000$$. If the average price of a sheep is $$Rs. 450$$, find the average price of pig.

A
Rs.380
B
Rs.410
C
Rs.340
D
Rs.300

Solution

## The correct option is D $$Rs. 300$$According to the question,$$\dfrac {\text {Average price of Pig}\times \text {no. of pig} + \text {Average price of Ship}\times \text {No. of Ship}}{\text {No. of Pig} + \text {No. of Ship}}$$$$=$$ Total average priceLet average price of $$5$$ Pigs $$= x$$$$\dfrac {5x + 10\times 450}{15} = \dfrac {6000}{15}$$$$5x + 4500 = 6000$$$$5x = 1500$$$$x = 300$$.Mathematics

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