Q. 24

# Fill in the blank

Given, number of prizes = 30

Total prize money = ₹52000, 1st and 2nd prizes are worth ₹2000 and ₹1000, respectively.

(a) 1st prize is x in number, the number of 2nd prizes are (30 – x), because total number of prizes are 30.

(b) Total value of prizes in terms of x are 2000x + 1000(30 – x)

(c) The equation formed is 1000x + 30000 = 52000

From (b), 2000x + 1000(30 – x) = 52000

2000x + 30000 – 1000x = 54000

1000x = 54000 – 30000

1000x = 24000

(d) The solution of the equation is 22.

From (c), 1000x + 30000 = 52000.

1000x = 52000 – 30000 = 22000

1000x = 22000 Rate this question :

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