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

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

posted Dec 9, 2015 by Sandeep Bedi

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x=16
Let's say cost of 1 article is y then,
Selling price of x articles= xy+0.25xy = cost price of 20 articles = 20y
So, 1.25xy = 20y >> 1.25x = 20 >> x = 20/1.25 = 16

answer Dec 11, 2015 by anonymous



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