As the price of a commodity is reduced by 15%, one person gets 2 kg more of the commodity at Rs. What is the actual value of the product?

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As the price of a commodity is reduced by 15%, one person gets 2 kg more of the commodity at Rs. What is the actual value of the product?

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    2021-10-05T04:14:42+00:00

    Answer:

    Let the original price per kg of sugar be Rs. x

    Then the reduced price per kg = Rs.

    5

    4x

    Quantity of sugar that can be bought for Rs.160 originally Rs.

    x

    160

    Quantity of sugar that can be bought for Rs.160 with reduced price =Rs.

    4x/5

    160

    =160×

    4x

    5

    Given 160×

    4x

    5

    =

    x

    160

    +

    2

    5

    x

    200

    x

    160

    =

    2

    5

    x

    40

    =

    2

    5

    ⇒x=16

    ∴ Original price per kg = Rs. 16

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