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# Hasan buys two kinds of cloth materials for school uniforms, shirt material that costs him Rs. 50 per metre and trouser material that costs him Rs. 90 per metre. For every 3 meters of the shirt material he buys 2 metres of the trouser material. He sells the materials at 12% and 10% profit respectively. His total sale is Rs. 36,600. How much trouser material did he buy?

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200
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75
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47
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115
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## The correct option is A 200CP of shirt = Rs. 50SP of shirt at 12 percent profit = Rs. 56CP of pant = Rs. 90SP of pant at 10% profit = Rs. 99Let the amount of shirt material sold be 3x and pant material be 2x.So, 3x(56)+2x(99)=36600 ⇒168x+198x=36600⇒366x=36600⇒x=100Amount of trouser material =2x=200 mts.

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