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# A shopkeeper sells 20 article for Rs. 6000 and earns profit equal to the selling price of 5 articles. Find the cost price of each articles?

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200
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225
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325
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400
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## The correct option is D 225Given that,A shopkeeper sells 20 articles for Rs. 6000.He earns of profit equal to the selling price of 5 articles.To find out,The cost price of each article.Selling price of 20 articles =Rs. 6000Hence, the selling price of one article =600020=Rs. 300Hence, profit = selling price of 5 articles =5×300=Rs. 1500We know that, C.P.=S.P.− profitHence, the cost price of 20 articles =Rs. 6000−Rs. 1500=Rs. 4500So, the cost price of one article =450020=Rs. 225Hence, the cost price of each article is Rs. 225.  Suggest Corrections  0      Similar questions  Related Videos   Prices Related to Buying and Selling
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