Question

The shopkeeper sells `(3)/(4)` th part of candies at a profit of 15% and remaining at a loss of 10%. If the total profit is Rs. 2,450, then what is the total cost price of candies?

A Rs. 22,500 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Rs. 27,500 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Rs. 30,500 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Rs. 28,000 Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

Solution

Let Rs. ‘x’ be the total cost price of candies. ⇒ 3/4× x ×15/100 - 1/4 × x × 10/100 = 2,450 ⇒ 45/400 x - 10/400 x = 2,450 ⇒ 35x/400 = 2,450 ∴ x = (2450 ×400)/35 Rs. 28,000

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