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### Question

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?

**A**

Rs. 7.

**B**

Rs. 8.

**C**

Rs. 9.

**D**

Rs. 6.

**Soln.**

**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.