8th Class Mathematics Comparing Quantities Question Bank Comparing Queantities

  • question_answer Jack purchases a table for Rs. 4500 through auction. He finds that the dealer pays the auctioneers 10% on the selling price and still makes the profit of 10% on the whole transaction. Find the cost price of the table for the dealer.

    A)  Rs. 3600.5                   

    B)  Rs. 3681.8

    C)  Rs. 4100.7                   

    D)  Rs. 3900.3

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    (b): Let C.P be x 10% on \[4500/-=450/-\] So, dealer gets \[=4050/-\] Now \[x\times \left( 1+\frac{10}{100} \right)=4050\] \[=x=\frac{4050}{1.1}\] \[=3681.8/-\]


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