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# Mr. Shamanth bought 5 pieces of land in different areas of Patna. On the first 3 pieces of land which cost him ₹3 lakhs each, he paid a commission of 5% to the broker. The other 2 pieces of land that cost him ₹10 lakhs each he paid a commission of only 2%. Find the total commission that the broker earns.

A
₹75,000
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B
₹85,000
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C
₹77,500
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D
₹93,500
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Solution

## The correct option is B ₹85,000Cost of the first 3 pieces of land = ₹(3 + 3 + 3) lakhs = ₹9 lakhs Commission paid to the broker = 5% of ₹9 lakhs = ₹45,000 Cost of the next 2 pieces of land = ₹(10+10) lakhs ​= ₹20 lakhs Commission paid to the broker = 2% of ₹20 lakhs = ₹​​​​​40,000 Total commission earned by the broker = ₹45000 + ₹40000 = ₹85,000

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