What will be the value of x? If

The cost price of 20 articles is the same as the selling price of x articles. If the profit is 25%, then the value of x is:

  1. 15
  2. 16
  3. 18
  4. 25
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 12th June 2015 in Maths.
Add Comment
1 Answer(s)

Answer: (2) 16
Explanation:-

Let the CP of articles be Rs.X.
S.P. of X articles  = Rs.20
Profit = 20 – X
Therefore, (20 – X) x 100/X = 25
2000 – 100X = 25X
125X = 2000
X = 2000/125
X = 16

Hence, the value of X is 16.

Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 13th June 2015.
Add Comment

Your Answer

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.