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A man uses ⅓ of his land for growing mangoes , ¼ for bananas , ⅜ for appels and remaining 18 hectares for oranges. a). how much land does he have? b) how

much land does he use for growing apples?


Let the total land he owned be x hectares
According to the question,
x- \frac{x}{3}-\frac{x}{4} - \frac{3x}{8} =18
 \frac{24x-8x-6x-9x}{24} =18
⇒The man had 432 hectares of land.
Land used for growing apples=432* \frac{3}{8} hectares
=162 hectares.
Ans:He owned 432 hectares of land and he used 162 hectares of land for growing apples.
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