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# Ram purchased 1.5 kgs of tomato for ₹35. If 4.5 kg of tomato is required to prepare 5 kg tomato pickle. What is the cost of tomato in making of 1 kg tomato pickle?

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₹21
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₹22.5
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₹24
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₹25
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Solution

## The correct option is A ₹21Given that Ram purchased 1.5 kgs of tomato for ₹35. Also, 4.5 kg of tomato is required to prepare 5 kg of tomato pickle. The first step is to find per kg cost of tomato. Now, cost of 1 kg of tomato = ₹351.5 = ₹35×21.5×2 = ₹703 Given that 4.5 kg of tomato is required to prepare 5 kg tomato pickle Then tomatoes required for making of 1 kg of pickle = 4.55 kgs = 0.9 kgs Cost of tomato for 1 kg of tomato pickle =0.9×₹703 = ₹21

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