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What Is The Price Of The Perfume?

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Jim purchased a bottle of an imported perfume at $250. The bottle looks very beautiful with silver linings on it and a lovely silver cap on top of it. It can be said that most people purchases the perfume not only because of the fragrance but also because of the look and beauty of the bottle. The price of the bottle alone is $240 more than the perfume. Find out the price of the content of the bottle only?

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  • admin says:

    Answer: $5.
    Let the price of the bottle be x and the perfume be y.
    Therefore, x+y=250
    As per problem x=y+240
    Putting the value of x in the first equation we get,
    or, 2y=250-240
    or, y=5

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