This question has been taken from Book:- ML aggarwal, Avichal publication, class10th, quadratic equation in one variable, chapter 5, exercise 5.5

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A piece of cloth costs Rs. 300. If the piece was 5 metres longer and each metre of cloth costs Rs. 2 less, the cost of the piece would have remained unchanged. How long is the original piece of cloth and what is the rate per metre?

Question no.38 , ML Aggarwal, chapter 5, exercise 5.5, quadratic equation in one variable, ICSE board,

Solution:The total cost of cloth piece = Rs. 300

Let the length of the piece of cloth in the beginning = x m