Ten friends planned to share equally the cost of buying a gift for their teacher. When two of them decided not to contribute, each of the other friends had to pay Rs 150 more. The cost of the gift was Rs. _____. (Gate 2019)


Solution : Option (D)

Question 1 Explanation: Total no. of friends = 10
Gift cost = 10x
When two people are not going to contribute then the remaining friends have to pay Rs 150 more.
Two friends contribution = 150 × 8 = 1200
One friend contribution = 600
Ten friends contribution = 6000
Cost of the Gift = 6000


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