A shopkeeper bought a chair from a manufacturer at a certain price . He sold the chair in his shop at P% profit . Had he bought the chair at 20% less price from manufacturers and sold that article at (P+5)%. Difference of the two S.P of the chair is 357. If the new Sp is Rs 1768, then the original cost price is .?

Asked by Rp7350876 | 1st Apr, 2020, 10:44: AM

Expert Answer:

case space 1
let space the space CP 1 space be space straight x
SP 1 equals straight x plus Px over 100
case space 2
CP 2 space equals space straight x minus fraction numerator 20 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction
SP 2 equals straight x minus fraction numerator 20 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction plus fraction numerator straight P plus 5 over denominator 100 end fraction open parentheses straight x minus fraction numerator 20 straight x over denominator 100 end fraction close parentheses
difference equals 357
SP 2 minus SP 1 equals 357
given
SP 2 equals 1768
sub space and space solve

Answered by Arun | 4th Apr, 2020, 09:39: AM

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