Kirti bookstore sold books worth 2,85,891 in the first week of June and books worth 4,00,768 in the second week of the month. How much was the sale for the two weeks together? In which week was the sale greater and by how much?
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Value of Books sold in 1st week=Rs. 2,85,891 Value of books sold in 2nd week=Rs. 4,00,768 Total sale=Sale in 1st week+ Sale in 2nd week=2,85,891+4,00,768 285891 +400768 ___________ 686659 ___________ The sale for the two weeks together was 6,86,659. Since 4,00,768>2,85,891, sale in 2nd week was greater than 1st week. 400768 −285891 ___________ 114877 ___________ ∴ The sale in 2nd week was longer than the sale in 1st week by Rs. 1,14,877.