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Goods are purchased at a cost price of Rs. 900 and sold at a loss of 25%. What is the sale price?

A

Rs. 675.

B

Rs. 676.

C

Rs. 674.

D

Rs. 677.

Soln.
Ans: a

The loss in rupees is cost × 25%. Which is ${900 × 25}/100$ = Rs. 225. So the sale price is cost - loss = 900 - 225 = Rs. 675.


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