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Q: Shamma lends Rs.40,000 to two of her friends. She gives Rs.24,000 to the first at 8% p.a. simple interest. Shamma wants to make a profit of 10% on the whole. The simple interest rate at which she should lend the remaining sum of money to the second friend is:

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    13%
  • 2
    8.5%
  • 3
    9.5%
  • 4
    11.25%
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Answer : 1. "13%"
Explanation :

Answer: A) 13% Explanation: The ratio of money she lended is 24000 : 16000 = 3 : 2 Let the rate of interest be R%   8%                   R%                 10   3          :           2   R = 13%.

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