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A, B, C rent a pasture. A puts 10 oxen for 7 months, B puts 12 oxen for 5 months and C puts 15 oxen for 3 months for grazing. If the rent of the pasture is Rs. 175, how much must C pay as his share of rent?

A. Rs. 45 B. Rs. 50 C. Rs. 55 D. Rs. 60 Answer: Option A
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Solution(By Apex Team)

$\begin{aligned}&A:B:C\\ &=(10\times7):(12\times5):(15\times3)\\ &=70:60:45\\ &=14:12:9\\ &\therefore\text{ C’s rent }=Rs.\left(175\times\frac{9}{35}\right)\\ &\quad=Rs.45\end{aligned}$

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