by reduction of rs.1 per kg in the price of sugar,mohan can buy one kg sugar more for rs.56.find the original price of sugarper kg

Asked by samridhi arora | 4th Jul, 2013, 03:20: PM

Expert Answer:

Answer  : Given : by reduction of rs.1 per kg in the price of sugar,mohan can buy one kg sugar more for rs.56.
To find the original price of sugarper kg 
 
Let the cost of the sugar per kg be x.
therefore according to the question 
=> 56/(x-1) - (56/x) = 1
=>x2 -x -56= 0
=> x = 8and x =  -7 
as x cant be negative , therefore
=> x = 8 Answer required

Answered by  | 4th Jul, 2013, 11:55: PM

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