P’s income exceeds that of Q’s by Rs. 600 and Q’s income is 50% less than that of R’s income. If the total income of all of them put together is Rs.2000, what is the income of R?

Let R’s income be x Q’s income = x- 50% of x = 0.5x P’s income = 0.5x + 600 According to the question, 0.5x+ 600 + 0.5x + x = 2000 2x= 2000 – 600 2x = 1400 x= 700

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