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A man spends 2/5 of his salary on house rent, 3/10 of his salary on food and 1/8 of his salary on conveyance. If he has rs:1400 left with him, find his expenditure on food?

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Aswathy

Let the salary be x

The difference bw his salary and expenditure is 1400.

x - ( 2x/5 + 3x/10 + x/8) = 1400

x - (33x/40)= 1400

7x/40 = 1400

x = 8000

Expenditure for food = 8000 × 3/10

= 2400

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