Maths / Comparing Quantities / Using OF Operator in Percentages

QUESTION

If  $\fn_jvn \large \frac {3}{5}$  of the property costs $\dpi{120} \fn_jvn \large Rs.\: \: 15,000$  what is the cost of  $\dpi{120} \fn_jvn \large \frac {1}{2}$  of it ?

 OPTIONS A. Rs. 7500 B. Rs. 12500 C. Rs. 25000 D. Rs. 10000
Right Option : B

EXPLANATION
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Let cost of property be Rs. x

then $\frac {5}{3} \times x=15000$

$x=15000 \times \frac {3}{5}=25000$

$cost \: \: of \: \: \frac {1}{2}\: \: of \: \: property =\frac {1}{2 \times 25000}$

$=Rs.\: 12500$

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