Q. 184.4( 18 Votes )

A dealer bought two tables for Rs 3120. He sold one of them at loss of 15% and other at a gain of 36%. Then, he found that each table was sould for the same price. Find the cost price of each table.

Answer :

Cost price of 2 tables = Rs.3120

Let CP of first table = Rs. X

Then, CP of second table would be = Rs. 3120 – x

Let first table is sold at a gain and second at loss.

Selling price of first table =

Selling price of second table =

We have,


=221x = 85×3120

= x =

Cost price of first table = Rs.1920

Cost price of second table = 3120 – 1920 = Rs.1200

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