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# Fill in the blanks to make the statements true.By selling an article for Rs 1,12,000 a girl gains 40%. The cost price of the article was _________.

Selling price of an article = ₹112000

Gain% = 40%

Let x be the cost price of the article.

cost price = selling price – profit % on cost price

Selling price = cost price + profit % on cost price

So, 112000 =

11 2000 =

112000 =

112000 × 100 = 140x

x =

x =

x = 16000 × 5

x = ₹80000

By selling an article for Rs 1,12,000 a girl gains 40%. The cost price of the article was ₹80000.

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