# Following are the car parking charges near a railway station upto

4 hours ₹60

8 hours ₹100

12 hours ₹140

24 hours ₹180

Check if the parking charges are in direct proportion to the parking time

**Solution:**

If two quantities are related in such a way that an increase or decrease in one quantity leads to a corresponding proportional increase or decrease in the other, then such a variation is called direct proportion.

Let's find the parking charge for 1 hour in all the four cases shown below:

We have:

60/4 = 15/1 = ₹15

100/8 = 25/2 = ₹12.5

140/12 = 35/3 = ₹11.67

180/24 = 15/2 = ₹7.50

We see that the 1 hour charge in all the four cases shown below is not equal.

Thus, the parking charges are not in direct proportion.

**☛ Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 13

**Video Solution:**

## Following are the car parking charges near a railway station up to: 4 hours ₹60; 8 hours ₹100; 12 hours ₹140; 24 hours ₹180; Check if the parking charges are in direct proportion to the parking time

NCERT Solutions Class 8 Maths Chapter 13 Exercise 13.1 Question 1

**Summary:**

Following are the car parking charges near a railway station up to: 4 hours ₹60; 8 hours ₹100; 12 hours ₹140; 24 hours ₹180; We see that the 1 hour charge in all the four cases shown below is not equal. Thus, the parking charges are not in direct proportion.

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