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### Question

370 men and 555 women are employed in a farm. The average wage per person is Rs. 97. What is the wage of a man if women are paid Rs. 5 less?

**A**

Rs. 100.

**B**

Rs. 101.

**C**

Rs. 99.

**D**

Rs. 102.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

Let the wage of a man and a woman be x and x - 5. We are given the average ${x × 370 + (x - 5) × 555}/{370 + 555}$ = 97. This equation can be solved for x to get Rs. 100 as the answer.