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Q.

The ratio of incomes of Pankaj and Gauri is $3:5$ and the ratio of their expenditures is $2:3$. Who does save more? (You have to assume that no one takes any loan from anywhere)

 A.

Pankaj

 B.

Gauri

 C.

Both save equally

 D.

Depends upon the incomes of Pankaj and Gauri

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

The ratio of income of Pankaj and Gauri is $3:5$. Ratio of their expenditures is $2:3$ i.e $3:4.5$

Had the ratio of expenditures been $3:5$, ratio of savings also would have been $3:5$, but since ratio of their expenditures is $3:4.5$ only. Obviously savings of Gauri will be something more than \(\dfrac{5}{3}\) of savings of Pankaj.

Thus Gauri is the answer.


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Anu
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please explain the answer


Saikiran
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Given income ratio 3:5 (take it as Pankak - 30rs: Gauri - 50rs as salary each). The ratio will be 3:5 as mentioned.

Now expenditure 2:3 (for every 20rs Pankaj spends: Gauri spends 30rs)

Now find difference 30-20:50-30 = 10:20 (So Gauro saves more)