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Shyama bought $5kg 300g$ apples and $3kg 250g$ mangoes. Sarala bought $4kg 800g$ oranges and $4kg 150g $ bananas. Who bought more fruits?

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Hint: Take the total weight of fruits bought by Shyama and Sarala. Then convert it into one form $kg$ or $g$. Compare it you will get the answer.

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So fruits bought by Shyama are apples and mangoes.
Now the weight of apples is $5kg300g$.
The weight of mangoes is $3kg250g$.
So we know the conversion, $1kg=1000g$.
So converting we get,
Weight of apples$=(5\times 1000+300)g=5300g$
Weight of mangoes$=(3\times 1000+250)g=3250g$
So total weight of fruits bought by Shyama$=$weight of apple$+$weight of mangoes $=5300+3250=8550g=(8\times 1000+550)g=8kg550g$
So the total weight of fruits bought by Shyama is $8550g$ or $8kg550g$. ……………………..(1)
Now for Sarala, the weight of oranges she bought is $4kg800g$.
Weight of bananas is $4kg150g$.
So we know the conversion, $1kg=1000g$
So converting we get,
Weight of apples $=(4\times 1000+800)g=4800g$
Weight of mangoes $=(4\times 1000+150)g=4150g$
So total weight of fruits bought by Sarala$=$weight of oranges$+$weight of bananas$=4800+4150=8950g=(8\times 1000+950)g=8kg950g$
So the total weight of fruits bought by Sarala is $8950g$ or $8kg950g$. ……………………….(2)
So from (1) and (2), we can see $8950g>8550g$.
So Sarala has bought more fruits than Shyama.

Note: Read the question carefully. Do not jumble yourself while conversion. You should know the conversion that is $1kg=1000g$. While comparing, convert it in one form and then compare otherwise confusion occurs.