Question

Monthly income of Ankit and Bhaskar is Rs. (x + 160) and Rs. x, respectively. If monthly income of Ankit is increased by 24% while that of Bhaskar is decreased by 20% then the ratio of their respective income becomes 9:5, respectively. Find the monthly income of Ankit.

A Rs. 2350 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Rs. 2295 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Rs. 1152 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Rs. 2380 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

According to question; {1.24 × (x + 160)}/(0.8 × x) = 9/5 => 31x + 4960 = 36x So, x = 992 So, monthly income of Ankit = x + 160 = 992 + 160 = Rs. 1152

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