# What will be the Cost Price of an Article? If

By selling an article for Rs.247.50, the gain is 12.5%. What is the cost price of the article?

- Rs.210
- Rs.225
- Rs.230
- Rs.220

**Answer: (4) Rs.220**

**Explanation:-**

The selling price of an article = Rs.247.50

Profit = 12.5 % = 25/%

Then,

The cost price of an article = 247.50 x 2 x 100/225

= Rs.220

Hence, the answer is (4) Rs.220