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A, B and C hire a coffee vending machine. A uses it for 5 hours and prepares 8 cups, B uses it for 17 hours and prepares 4 cups and C uses it for 19 hours and prepares 3 cups. If the total rent is Rs. 990, how much should A pay?


Rs. 240.


Rs. 250.


Rs. 230.


Rs. 260.

Ans: a

Sum of the cup-hours is 8 × 5 + 17 × 4 + 19 × 3 = 165. Share of A = ${8 × 5}/165$ × 990 = Rs. 240.

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