a discount of 15% on one article is the same as a discount of 20% on another article.the cost of two articles can be

Asked by ajayrath7 | 22nd May, 2017, 08:34: AM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 14px style Let space the space prices space of space two space articles space be space straight X space and space straight Y
Then comma space we space have
15 percent sign space of space straight X equals 20 percent sign space of space straight Y
rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 15 straight X over denominator 100 end fraction equals fraction numerator 20 straight Y over denominator 100 end fraction
rightwards double arrow fraction numerator 3 straight X over denominator 20 end fraction equals straight Y over 5
rightwards double arrow straight X over straight Y equals 4 over 3
SInce space the space options space are space not space provided comma space we space can space say space that space straight t he space ratio space of space prices space of space two space articles space is space 4 space colon space 3.

For space exact space answer comma space please space provide space the space options. end style

Answered by Rashmi Khot | 22nd May, 2017, 09:55: AM