A grocer buys 5.5kg of sugar at rs. 15.20kg and 15kg of sugar at rs.14.38 per kg. he then mixes all sugar and repacks it in 250g packets. How many packets of sugar does does the grocer get and how much did he paid for sugar in eack packet?
 
 
 
I have mentioned wrong chapter and topic

Asked by omsingh | 26th May, 2015, 08:26: PM

Expert Answer:

T o t a l space c o s t space o f space 5.5 space k g space o f space s u g a r space a t space R s. space 15.2 space divided by space k g space equals space 5.5 space cross times space 15.2 space equals space R s. space 83.60 T o t a l space cos t space o f space 15 space k g space o f space s u g a r space a t space R s. space 14.38 space divided by space k g space equals space 15 space cross times space 14.38 space equals space R s space 215.70 T o t a l space cos t space o f space a l l space t h e space s u g a r space equals space 83.6 space plus space 215.7 equals R s. space 299.30 T o t a l space q u a n t i t y space o f space s u g a r space equals space 15 space plus space 5.5 space equals space 20 space k g E a c h space p a c k e t space i s space o f space 250 space g m space equals space 250 over 1000 equals 0.25 space k g N o. space o f space p a c k e t s space o f space s u g a r space equals space fraction numerator 20 over denominator 0.25 end fraction equals 80 C o s t space o f space e a c h space p a c k e t space equals space fraction numerator 299.30 over denominator 80 end fraction equals R s. space 3.74  P a c k e t s space o f space s u g a r space equals space 80 C o s t space o f space s u g a r space i n space e a c h space p a c k e t space equals space R s. space 3.74

Answered by Prasenjit Paul | 27th May, 2015, 09:54: AM