# The average price of three items of furniture is Rs. 15000. If their prices are in the ratio 3 : 5 : 7, the price of the cheapest item is-

A. Rs. 9000

B. Rs. 15000

C. Rs. 18000

D. Rs. 21000

**Answer: Option A **

__Solution(By Examveda Team)__

Let their prices be 3x, 5x and 7x respectivelyThen,

⇒ 3x + 5x + 7x = 15000 × 3

⇒ 15x = 45000

⇒ x = 3000

∴ Cost of cheapest item

= Rs. (3000 × 3)

= Rs. 9000

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