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# Question 57.The percentage profit earned by selling an article for Rs. 1920 is equal to the percentage loss incurred by selling the same article for Rs. 1280. At what price should the article be sold to make 25% profit?

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(a) Rs. 2000

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(b) Rs. 2200

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(c) Rs. 2400
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Solution

## The correct option is A (a) Rs. 2000 Answer 57. (a) Explanation: Let C.P. be Rs. x. Then, (1920 - x/x)* 100 =((x - 1280/x)* 100 1920 - x = x - 1280 2x = 3200 x = 1600 Required S.P. = 125% of Rs. 1600 = Rs. (125*1600)/100 = Rs 2000.

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