What is the value of 5px + 3qy : 10px + 4qy if p : q = 2 : 3 and x : y = 4 : 5?

Course : CA Foundation

Topic : Ratio

 

Learning Objective:

  • How to solve word problem relating to finding values in ratio?

Concepts:

  • A ratio is a comparison of the sizes of two or more quantities of the same kind by division.

  • Both the terms of a ratio can be multiplied or divided by the same non-zero number.

  • Usually a ratio is expressed in lowest terms.

  • The order of the terms in a ratio is important.

  • Ratio exists only between quantities of the same kind. Quantities to be compared must be in same units.

  • To compare two ratios, convert them into equivalent like fractions.

 

Exercise 1(A):

Question 22:


If p : q = 2 : 3 and x : y = 4 : 5, then the value of 5px + 3qy : 10px + 4qy is …?

  • Option (A) : 71 : 82

  • Option (B) : 27 : 28

  • Option (C) : 17 : 28

  • Option (D) : None of these

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What is the value of 5px + 3qy : 10px + 4qy if p : q = 2 : 3 and x : y = 4 : 5?


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