The cost of fencing a square field at 60 paise per metre is Rs.1200.Find the cost of reaping the field at the rate of 50 paise per 100 sq. metres.

# The cost of fencing a square field at 60 paise per metre is Rs.1200.Find the cost of reaping the field at the rate of 50 paise per 100 sq. metres.

1. A
125000 paise
2. B
250000 paise
3. C
375000 paise
4. D
500000 paise

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### Solution:

It is given that the cost of fencing one meter of a square field is 60 paise.
And the total cost of fencing the entire field is Rs. 1200
[Rs 1 = 100 paise]
=120000 paise
We have to find the cost of reaping the field at the rate of 50 paise per 100 sq. metres.
We know that,

Perimeter of square = $4×\mathit{side}$
Here,
So,

Cost of repairing per  paise.
Cost of repairing per
Cost of repairing per
Hence, the total cost of repairing the complete square field is 125000 paise.
Therefore, option 1 is correct.

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