• # question_answer A man sold an article for Rs. 161, gaining 1/6th of his outlay. Find the cost price of the article. A)  149                             B)  168           C)  138D)  156

(c): Let $C.P=x$ $S.P=x+\frac{1}{6}x=\frac{7}{6}x$ Now, $\frac{7}{6}x=161\Rightarrow x=\frac{^{3}\cancel{161}\times 6}{\cancel{7}}=23\times 6=138.$