Q. 12

Ravish sold his motorcycle to Vineet at a loss of 28%. Vineet spent Rs 1680 on its repairs and sold the motor cycle to Rahul for Rs 35910, thereby making a profit of 12.5%, find the cost price of the motor cycle for Ravish.

Answer :

Let cost price of motorcycle for ravish = Rs. X


Loss% for ravish = 28%


Selling price for Ravish =


Selling price for Ravish = cost price for vineet =


Cost of repairing by vineet = Rs.1680


Total cost for vineet =


Selling price for vineet = Rs. 35910


Profit =


Profit percentage = 12.5% Given


Hence, by formula


=


=


= 162x = 6804000


=


cost price of motorcycle for Ravish = Rs.42000


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