# ICSE Class 7 Answered

**A man sells an article at a gain of 10%.If he had bought it for 10% less and sold it for ₹10 more he would have gained 25% on selling them . Find the cost price of the article**

Asked by negigeeta880 | 09 Nov, 2019, 06:02: AM

Expert Answer

Let the cost of article = x

SP = 1.1x

if

CP = 0.9x

SP = x + 10

P = 10 +0.1x

Then P% = 25%

25 = ((10+0.1x)÷0.9x)×100

x = 80

CP = 80Rs.

Answered by Arun | 10 Nov, 2019, 08:24: PM

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