Question

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:

A 15 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B 16 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C 18 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D 25 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let C.P. of each article be Re. 1 C.P. ofxarticles = Rs.x. S.P. ofxarticles = Rs. 20. Profit = Rs. (20 -x). `((20-x)/x xx100=25)` 2000 - 100x= 25x 125x=2000 x = 16

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