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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