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The length of a rectangular polt is 20 metres more than its breadth. If the cost fencing the plot Rs.26.50 per metre Rs.5300, what is the length of the plot in metres?

A. 40 m

B. 50 m

C. 120 m

D. None of these

Correct Answer :

D. None of these

Let breadth=x metres.Then, length=(x+20)mPerimeter=530026.50m=200m2x+20+x=200, 2x+20=100, 2x=80, x=40Hence, length=x+20=40+20=60 m

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