# NCERT Solutions Class 5 Mathematics Chapter 1 The Fish Tale

(1) At what price per kg did Fazila sell the kingfish?

Sol (1) Price of 8kg kingfish=Rs.1200 Price of 1kg kingfish=Rs. (1200/8) = Rs. 150

(2) Floramma has sold 10kg prawns today. How much money did she get for that?

Sol. (2) Price of 1kg prawns= Rs. 150 Price of 10kg prawns=Rs. (10 150) =Rs. 1500

(3) Gracy sold 6 kg sword fish. Mini has earned as much money as Gracy. How many kg of sardines did Mini sell?

Sol. (3) Cost of 1 kg swordfish= Rs. 60

Gracy earned on selling 6 kg swordfish=Rs. (6 60) = Rs. 360

Earning of mini = Rs. 360 Cost of Sadines=Rs. 40 per kg

Quantity of sardines sold for Rs. 360= (360/40) kg= 9kg

(4) Basher has Rs.100. He spends one-fourth of the money on squid and another three-fourth on prawns.

(a) How many kilograms of squid did he buy?

(b) How many kilograms of prawns did he buy?

Sol. We have, One-fourth of Rs.100 =Rs. (100/4) =Rs.25

Three-fourth of Rs.100= Rs. (100/4) 3 = Rs. (25 3) = Rs.75

(a) Cost of Squid= Rs. 50 per kg.