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Question

Lata spent 20% of the money she had on jeans and 5% on a pair of slippers.She was left with Rs.2,700.How much money did she have in the beginning?

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Solution

The correct option is **A** Rs.3,600

Let Lata have money is = xRs.

Let Lata have money is = xRs.

spent money on jeans 20% is = x×20100=x5 Rs.

spent money on slippers 5% is =x×5100=x20 RS.

now she have left money is = 2,700 Rs.

hence x−x5−x20=2,700

3x=4×2,700=10,800

hence x=3,600Rs.

hence option A is correct.

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