Question

# One year payment to the servant is Rs. 90 plus one turban. The servant leaves after 9 months and receives Rs. 65 and a turban. Then find the price of the turban (CAT 1998)

A
Rs. 10
B
Rs. 15
C
Rs. 7.5
D
Cannot be determined

Solution

## The correct option is D Rs. 10Option (a)Let turban be of cost Rs. X, so, payment to the servant = 90 + x for 12 monthsFor 9 month = (9/12) × (90 + x) = 65 + x → x = Rs. 10(Note:- you can also go from answer options)

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