5 kg of tea and 8 kg of sugar together cost Rs. 172. The price of tea has risen by 20% and that of sugar by 110%. Hence the same quantities of tea and sugar now cost Rs. 199.20. what is the original price of tea? 


(a) 
Rs. 16 
(b) 
Rs. 18 
(c) 
Rs. 19 
(d) 
Rs. 20 
5 kg of tea and 8 kg of sugar together cost Rs. 172. The price of tea has risen by 20% and that of sugar by 110%. Hence the same quantities of tea and sugar now cost Rs. 199.20. what is the original price of tea? 


(a) 
Rs. 16 
(b) 
Rs. 18 
(c) 
Rs. 19 
(d) 
Rs. 20 
Let the original price of tea be Rs. per kg and that of sugar be Rs. respectively.
Then,
And, 20% of 110% of
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