Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Monthly hostel charges in a college comprises of two parts, one fixed part for the stay in the hostel and the varying part depending on the number of days one has taken food in the mess. Ram takes food for 20 days and pays Rs. 1700 as hostel charges and Rahim takes food for 24 days and pays Rs.1900 as hostel charges. Find the fixed charges and the cost of the food per day.