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** Q 2216245170. ** A sum of Rs.725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain

rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of `Rs.362 1/2` more is lent

but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the year

Rs.33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was

the original rate of interest?

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