Instructions

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The premises of a bank are to be renovated. The renovation is in terms of flooring. Certain areas are to be floored either with marble or wood. All rooms/halls and pantry are rectangular. The area to be renovated comprises of a hall for customer transaction measuring 23 m x 29 m, branch manager's room measuring 13 m x 17 m, a pantry measuring 14 m x 13 m, a record keeping-cum-server room measuring 21 m x 13 m and locker area measuring 29 m x 21 m. The total area of the bank is 2000 square metres. The cost of wooden flooring is Rs.170 per square metre and the costs of marble flooring is Rs. 190 per square metre. The locker area, record keeping cum- server room and pantry are to be floored with marble. The branch manager's room and the hall for customer transaction are to be floored with wood. No other area is to be renovated in terms of flooring.

Question 83

# If the remaining area of the bank is to be carpeted at the rate of Rs.110 per square metre, how much will be the increment in the total cost of renovation of bank premises?

Solution

Remaining area = 2000 - (1064 + 888) = 48
Cost = 48 x 110 = 5280