Question 76

Shyam had 85 currency notes in all, some of which were of Rs 100 denomination and the remaining of Rs 50 denomination. The total amountof all these currency notes was Rs 5000. How much amountin rupeesdid he have in the denomination of Rs 50?

Solution

Let number of notes of Rs. 50 denomination = $$x$$ and number of notes of Rs. 100 denomination = $$(85-x)$$

According to ques,

=> $$50x+100(85-x)=5000$$

=> $$50x+8500-100x=5000$$

=> $$50x=3500$$

=> $$x=70$$

$$\therefore$$ Amount in only Rs. 50 denomination = $$70\times50=Rs.$$ $$3500$$

=> Ans - (A)


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