Q. 1015.0( 5 Votes )

A lady bought an air-conditioner for Rs 15,200 and spent Rs 300 and Rs 500 on its transportation and repair respectively. At what price should she sell it to make a gain of 15%?

Answer :

Given,the cost price of an air-conditioner car = Rs.15,200


Also,the amount spent for trandportation = Rs. 300


And the amount spent for repair = Rs. 500


We deed to find out to make a gain of 15% what should be


the selling price.


Actual cost price of the air conditioner with transportation


and repair charges = 15200 + 300 + 500


= Rs. 16000


Now, we know that gain


Gain =


= 15 x 160


= 2400


Now, we know that SellingPrice = Gain + CostPrice


SP = 2400 + 16000


= 18400 Rs.


Hence, for gain of 15% she should sell it for Rs.18400


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