Mahesh sold a watch at 10% loss .Had he sold it for rupees 104 more he would have gained 8%.find the selling price of the watch

Asked by mahisuyal37.8cpsb | 28th Aug, 2021, 05:48: PM

Expert Answer:

begin mathsize 16px style Let space the space straight S. straight P. space of space straight a space watch space be space Rs. space straight x space when space there space is space straight a space loss space of space 10 percent sign.
Now comma space straight x equals fraction numerator 100 minus 10 over denominator 100 end fraction cross times straight C. straight P. equals 0.90 cross times straight C. straight P.
If space straight S. straight P. equals straight x plus 104 comma space then space gain equals 8 percent sign
straight x plus 104 equals fraction numerator 100 plus 8 over denominator 100 end fraction cross times straight C. straight P.
rightwards double arrow straight x plus 104 equals 1.08 cross times straight C. straight P.
rightwards double arrow 0.90 cross times straight C. straight P. plus 104 equals 1.08 cross times straight C. straight P.
rightwards double arrow straight C. straight P. equals Rs. space 577.78
rightwards double arrow straight S. straight P. equals 0.90 cross times 577.78 equals Rs. space 520 end style

Answered by Renu Varma | 30th Aug, 2021, 10:59: AM