A zoo had 5 tigers. The tigers ate 120 kg of meat everyday. If 3 more tigers are adopted by the zoo the following year, how much meat will be required everyday?
The correct option is B 192 kg When the zoo had 5 tigers, 120 kg of meat was required daily. If the number of tigers increases, then the amount of meat required will also increase. ∴ This is a case of direct proportion.
Since 3 more tigers have been adopted by the zoo, the total number of tigers is 3 + 5 = 8. Using the formula for direct proportion, NumberoftigersQuantityofmeatrequired=constant ⇒5120=8Quantityofmeatrequired ∴Quantityofmeatrequired=1205×8=192kg.