SOLUTION: The ratio of the prices of two fans was 16:23.Two years later,when the price of the first fan had risen by 10% and that of the second by Rs 477,the ratio of their prices became 11:

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Proportions Question 550378: The ratio of the prices of two fans was 16:23.Two years later,when the price of the first fan had risen by 10% and that of the second by Rs 477,the ratio of their prices became 11:20.Find the original prices of two fans. Answer by mananth(12270)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Ratio of two fans = 16:23 multiply by common factor x the prices will be 16x & 23x AFTER TWO YEARS first fan increaed by 10 % = 0.1*16x price of the fan =16x+1.6x= 17.6x increase in other fan = Rs. 477 price = 23x+477 cross multiply 352x=11(23x+477) 352x=253x+5247 352x-253x=5247 99x=5247 x=53 Price of one fan = 53*16 =Rs. 848 price of second fan = Rs. 1219 m.ananth@hotmail.ca