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Nomsi's father wants to buy a new car .. he can afford to pay R35 000 as a deposit.

If all the cars are sold at 20% deposit, what is the price of a car he can afford to buy?



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The amount of money with the father = Rs 35,000.   Deposit required is equal to 20% of the cost of car.   If the father deposits Rs 35,000 as a deposit, it means  Rs 35,000 = 20 % of cost of car.

Hence the cost of car =  Rs 35,000 divided by 20% = Rs 35,000 * 100/20 
    = Rs 1,75,000
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