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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