## Quant Question Of The Day: 64

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# Arithmetic

Gaurav bought three apples , five mangoes and eight bananas for ₹87 , had he bought five apples , seven mangoes and six bananas , it would have cost him ₹121 . By how much do an apple and a mango together cost more than banana .

A. 15

B. 17

C. 19

D. 20

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B. 17

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b) 17

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B.17

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B.17

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17

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B. 17

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Approach:

let the cost of an apple, a mango and a banana be x,y,z respectively

we have,

3x+5y+8z=87……………(1)

5x+7y+6z=121 …………(2)

subtracting (1) from (2), we get

x+y-z=17 which is the required answer.

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