Q. 1115.0( 3 Votes )

Living on your own: Sanjay is looking for one-bedroom apartment on rent. At Neelgiri appartments, rent for the first two months is 20% off. The one bedroom rate at Neelgiri is Rs 6,000 per month. At Savana appartments, the first month is 50% off. The one bedroom rate at Savana appartments is Rs 7000 per month. Which apartment will be cheaper for the first two months? By how much?

Answer :

Given, one bedroom rate at Neelgiri = 6000 per month


Also, 20% off for first two months


We need to calculate the cheaper apartment


Now, we know x% of n =


20% of rent =


= 1200


Rent for first two months = 2× (6000 – 1200)


= 2 × 4800


= 9600 Rs.


Rent for first two months at Neelgiri apartments = Rs. 9600


At Savana apartments, 50%off for first month


And rent for bedroom = 7000 per month


50% off rent =


= Rs.3500


Rent for first month = Rs.7000-Rs.3500


= Rs. 3500


But, we need rent for two months for comparing


Rent for two months in savanna apartment = 3500 + 7000


= Rs.10500


Now, comparing two apartments rent, we get


= Rs.10500- Rs.9600


= Rs. 900


Hence, Neelgiri apartment will be cheaper by Rs.900


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