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1260 items are purchased at a cost of Rs. 6. How many items should be sold for Rs. 6 to make a profit of 5%?

A

1200.

B

1201.

C

1199.

D

1202.

Soln.
Ans: a

The sale price should be 6 × (1 + 5/100), which equals Rs. 630/100. So, Rs. 630/100 is the sale price of 1260 items. And, 6 shall be the sale price of $(1260 × 100/630)$ × 6 = 1200 items.


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