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## Explanation

For 2 days, the cost for hiring a car in 2018 = 264 Rupees

For 2 days, the cost for hiring car in 2013 = unknown

20% of cost for hiring a car in 2013 + cost for hiring a car in 2013 (for 2 days) = 264 rupees

## To Find

The cost for hiring a car in 2013, for 2 days =?

## Solution

Let suppose

The cost for hiring a car in 2013 = Y

According to the given condition

20% of Y + Y = 264 ________ (i)

We know that

20% of x means = 20 x Y /100 = Y/5 Putting it in equation (i)

Y/5 + Y = 264

(Y + 5Y)/5 = 264

Y + 5Y = 1,320

6Y = 1,320

Y = 1,320/6

Y = **220 answer**

## Conclusion

The cost of hiring a car for 2 days in 2013 was Rs. 220