Q. 814.2( 5 Votes )

In a family, the consumption of wheat is 4 times that of rice. The total consumption of the two cereals is 80 kg. Find the quantities of rice and wheat consumed in the family.

Answer :

As per the given information in the question, total consumption of the cereals = 80kg


Let x be the consumption of rice.


Then, consumption of wheat = 4x


According to the question,


x + 4x = 80


5x = 80



Consumption of wheat = 4x = 4 × 16 = 64 kg.


Hence, the consumption rice and wheat are 16kg and 64 kg, respectively.


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