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# Mr. Sharma bought 5 pieces of land in different areas of Pune. On the first 3 pieces of land which cost him ₹3 lakhs each and he paid a commission of 5% to the broker. The 2 piece of land cost him ₹15 lakhs each he paid a commission of only 2%. Find the total commission that the broker earns.

A
₹1,40,000
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B
₹1,05,000
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C
₹2,08,500
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D
₹95,700
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Solution

## The correct option is B ₹1,05,000Cost 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 = ₹(15+15) lakhs ​= ₹30 lakhs Commission paid to the broker = 2% of ₹30 lakhs = ₹​​​​​60,000 Total commission earned by the broker = ₹45000 + ₹60000 = ₹1,05,000

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