What Was The Cost Price of T.V.

Sonam sold a T.V. at 8% gain. Had it been sold for Rs. 750 more, the gain would have been 14%. The cost price (in Rs) of the T.V. was

  1. 12,500
  2. 9,600
  3. 14,600
  4. 12,800
Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 19th July 2015 in Maths.
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Answer: (1) 12,500
Explanation:-
Let be the cost price of a T. V. = Rs.X
According to the question,
X x 14/100 – X x 108/100 = 750
X ( 14 – 8)/100 = 750
X (6/100) = 750
6 X = 750 x 100
X = 750 x 100/6
X = Rs.12,500
Hence, the cost price of the T. V. is Rs.12,500.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 19th July 2015.
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