Instructions

Answer the questions based on the following information.

Krishna distributed 10-acre land to Gopal and Ram who paid him the total amount in the ratio 2 : 3. Gopal invested a further Rs. 2 lakh in the land and planted coconut and lemon trees in the ratio 5 : 1 on equal areas of land. There were a total of 100 lemon trees. The cost of one coconut was Rs. 5. The crop took 7 years to mature and when the crop was reaped in 1997, the total revenue generated was 25% of the total amount put in by Gopal and Ram together. The revenue generated from the coconut and lemon trees was in the ratio 3 : 2 and it was shared equally by Gopal and Ram as the initial amount spent by them were equal.

Question 17

# What was the ratio of yields per acre of land for coconuts and lemons (in terms of number of lemons and coconuts)?

Solution

We know the total revenue generated by coconuts and lemons respectively.
We also know the price of a coconut and can thus calculate the total number of coconuts produced per acre.
We don't know the price of a lemon and thus can't calculate the total number of lemons produced per acre.

So, the answer can't be determined.

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