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A, B and C hire a coffee vending machine. A uses it for 2 hours and prepares 4 cups, B uses it for 9 hours and prepares 5 cups and C uses it for 8 hours and prepares 4 cups. If the total rent is Rs. 510, how much should A pay?

A

Rs. 48.

B

Rs. 58.

C

Rs. 38.

D

Rs. 68.

Soln.
Ans: a

Sum of the cup-hours is 4 × 2 + 9 × 5 + 8 × 4 = 85. Share of A = ${4 × 2}/85$ × 510 = Rs. 48.


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