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When 13 items are sold at an amount of Rs. 49, a loss equal to the cost of 6 items is incurred. What is the cost of one item?


Rs. 7.


Rs. 8.


Rs. 9.


Rs. 6.

Ans: a

Let the cost per item be c. Then loss = 6c. So we can write 13c - 49 = 6c. Solving we get c = Rs. 7.

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