Answer :

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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