Q. 1094.2( 5 Votes )

# By selling a chair for Rs 1440, a shopkeeper loses 10%. At what price did he buy it?

Answer :

Given, SP = 1440 and loss = 10%

⇒ We know that Loss% = 100%

⇒ Loss% = × 100%

⇒ 10 =

⇒ = CP – 1440

⇒ CP - CP = 1440

⇒ CP = 1440

⇒ CP =

⇒ CP = 1600

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Match each of the entries in Column I with the appropriate entries in Column II:

**Column I**

i. 3:5

ii. 2.5

iii. 100%

iv.

vi. 12.5%

vii. SP when CP = Rs 50 and loss = 6%

viii. SP when CP = Rs 50 and profit = Rs 4

ix. Profit % when CP = Rs 40 and SP = Rs 50

x. Profit when CP = Rs 50 and SP = Rs 60

xi. Interest when principal = Rs 800,

Rate of interest = 10% per annum and period = 2 years

xii. Amount when principal = Rs 150, Rate of interest = 6% per annum and period = 1 year

**Column II**

A. Rs 54

B. Rs 47

C. Rs 53

D. Rs 160

E. 60%

F. 25%

G.

H. 250%

I. Rs 159

J.

K. 20%

L. 0.125

M. 3 : 2

N. Rs 164

O. 3 : 3

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