# A rise of 25% in the price of sugar compels a person to buy 1.5 kg of sugar less for ` 240. Find the increased price as well as the original price per kg of sugar.

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let x be the cost of sugar/kg originally

let y be the amount of sugar he bought originally

xy=240

1.25x(y-1.5)=240

solve

x=1.5/kg

y=160kg

increased price is 1.875

original price is 1.5

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