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### Question

An item has a printed price of Rs. 5060 which includes the shopkeeper's profit of 15%. What is the cost price of the shopkeeper?

**A**

Rs. 4400.

**B**

Rs. 4410.

**C**

Rs. 4395.

**D**

Rs. 4405.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

If the sale price is (100 + 15), i.e. Rs. 115, then cost is Rs. 100. So if the sale is Rs. 5060, the cost = $100/115$ × 5060 = Rs. 4400.