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The cost of 97 metre of cloth is Rs 242.50 What length of this can be purchased for Rs 302.50?

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Let the length of the cloth be ‘x’ meter.

Cost (Rs)242.50302.50
Length of cloth (m)97x

242.50/97 = 302.50/x

By cross-multiplying

242.50x = 302.50(97)

242.50x = 29342.5

x = 29342.5/242.50

= 121

∴ The length of the cloth is 121 m.

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