Question

From a sack of potatoes weighing 120 kg, a merchant sells portions weighing and kg respectively.
(i) How many kg did he sell?
(ii) How many kg are still left in the sack?

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Solution

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Weight of potato
(i) potatoes  sold by merchant
It can be written as
kg
LCM of 1, 4 and 2 is 4
 
By further calculation



(ii) Potatoes left in the sack
It can be written as 
kg
By further calculation
kg
So we get 

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