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A worker is paid Rs 200 for 8 days work. If he works for 20 days, how much will he get?

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Let the income be Rs x.

No. of working days820
Income (Rs)200x

8/200 = 20/x

By cross-multiplying

8x = 200(20)

8x = 4000

x = 4000/8

= 500

∴ The worker gets Rs 500 if he works for 20 days.

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