PRACTICE TIME

Mini – “Come here! Come here! Take sardines at Rs. 40 a kg.”

Gracy – “Never so cheap! Get sword – fish for Rs. 60 a kg.”

Floramma sells Prawns for Rs. 150 a kg

Karuthamma sells Squids for Rs. 50 a kg

Look, Fazila can hardly carry this big Kingfish! She says, “This fish weighs 8 kg. I will sell the whole fish for Rs. 1200.

1. At what price per kg did Fazila sell the Kingfish?

Ans :    Price of 8 kg  of Kingfish               = Rs. 1200

Price of 1kg kingfish

= 150

Price of 1 kg of Kingfish is Rs. 150.

1. Floramma has sold 10 kg prawns today. How much money did she get for that?

Ans :    Price of 1 kg prawns                = Rs. 150

Price of 10 kg prawns              = 150 x 10

= 1500

Floramma got Rs. 1500 for selling prawns.

1. Gracy sold 6 kg sword fish. Mini has earned as much money as Gracy. How many kg of sardines did Mini sell?

Ans :    Price of 1 kg sword fish           = Rs. 60

Price of 6 kg sword fish           = 60 x 6

= Rs. 360

Gracy earned Rs. 360 selling 6 kg of sword fish.

Price of 1 kg Sardines                              = Rs. 40

Mini earned the  same as Gracy              = Rs. 360

Total kg of sardines sold

= 9 kg

Mini sold 9 kg of sardines.

1. Basheer has Rs. 100. He spends one fourth of the money on squids and another three fourth on prawns.

(a)        How many kilograms of squids did he buy?