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# A 25-acre farmland yielded 25,250 kg of rice. The farmer expanded his farm by 10 more acres. What will be the new yield?

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35035 kg
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35350 kg
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38500 kg
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38350 kg
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Solution

## The correct option is B 35350 kg25 acres of farmland yielded 25,250 kg of rice. If the farmland increases, then the yield will also increase. ∴ This is a case of direct proportion. The area of the farmland is now 25 + 10 = 35 acres. Using the formula for direct proportion, Area of farmlandTotal Yield = constant ⇒2525250 = 35Total Yield ∴ Total Yield = 1010 × 35 = 35350 kg

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