# a shopkeeper has 124 pencils with him. parveen buys all at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen.. how much pay to the shopkeeper?ï​

a shopkeeper has 124 pencils with him. parveen buys all at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen.. how much pay to the shopkeeper?ï​

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₹496

Step-by-step explanation:

1 dozen = 12 pencils

Cost of 12 pencils = ₹48

=> Cost of 1 pencil = ₹48 ÷ 12 = ₹4

Total number of pencils = 124

Hence, total money paid = ₹4 × 124 = ₹496

• He pays Rs 496 to the shopkeeper.

Step-by-step explanation:

Given that:

• A shopkeeper has 124 pencils with him.
• Parveen buys all at the rate of Rs. 48 per dozen.

To Find:

• How much money he pays to the shopkeeper?

First finding the cost of one pencil:

By unitary method.

⟶ 12 pencils cost = Rs 48

⟶ 1 pencil cost = Rs 48/12

⟶ 1 pencil cost = Rs 4

∴ The cost of one pencil = Rs 4

Finding the cost of 124 pencils:

By unitary method.

⟶ 1 pencil cost = Rs 4

⟶ 124 pencils cost = Rs (4 × 124)

⟶ 124 pencils cost = Rs 496

∴ The cost of 124 pencils = Rs 496