# The electricity bill and the telephone bill of a family for the month of june were in the ratio 6:16.If Rs.800 more was paid for the telephonethan for the electricity,howmuchwas paid for each

• Let us assume x , here Telephone bill  - Electricity bill  = 800
• 16x - 6x = 800 ,
• 10x = 800
•  hence , x = 800/10 , x = 80
• 16 * 80  =  Rs. 1,280 was paid as Telephone Bill
• 6 * 80 = Rs. 480 was paid as Electricity Bill

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let the electricity bill = rs.x

so,the telephone bill will be  rs. x+800

ratio of electricity bill: telephone bill =6:16

hence we can also say that 6/16 = x / x+ 800

therefore...16 x = 6(x+800)

16 x = 6x + 4800

16x-6x=4800

10x=4800

hence.,x= 4800/10

x=480

as x =480,electricity bill = rs480

As we know,

telephone bill is 800 more than electricity bill

telephone bill=rs 480 + rs.800=1280

hence electricity bill=rs.480  and  telephone bill=rs. 1280=ANS.............

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• 6
• Imagine x
• the difference between 6 and 16=10
• 10/ 800= 80
• NOW,16*80=1,280 ,telephone bill
• 6*80=480, electricity  bill
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