mphasis - there are 40 seats in a buspeople agree to share the money for the number of seatsthe total money comes to 7037how many seats were free - skillgun

Here The money comes for the seats is 70.37 and there are 40 seats and Assume x be the free seats.So 40-x=70.37 then each seat will be Rs.2.27 and remaining 9 seat are free Or by using option we can satisfy the condition also

here the equation is (40-x)y=70.37
were x=no. of free seats
y=amount shared by each individual
then move with the options
option c: x=9,y=2.27
:(40-x)*y=(41-9)*2.27=70.37