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A sold an article to B at a loss of 20% and B sold it to C at a profit of 20%. If A had sold the article for the price C paid, what would have been his loss or gain per cent? 
Asked by amardeepekka121 | 19 Aug, 2018, 06:43: AM
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begin mathsize 18px style let space the space cost space of space article space be space 100 Rs
SP space for space straight A space equals space 80 space Rs
CP space for space straight B space equals space 80 space Rs
straight B space sold space it space to space straight C space at space straight a space profit space of space 20 percent sign.
so space
CP space for space straight C space equals space 80 plus 20 over 100 cross times 80 equals 96
now space if space straight A space has space sold space at space 96 space Rs space to space straight C
still space he space would space have space straight a space loss space of space 4 space Rs.
straight i. straight e. space 4 percent sign space loss end style
Answered by Arun | 20 Aug, 2018, 11:27: AM
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