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Goods are purchased at a cost price of Rs. 1700 and sold at a loss of 25%. What is the sale price?


Rs. 1275.


Rs. 1276.


Rs. 1274.


Rs. 1277.

Ans: a

The loss in rupees is cost × 25%. Which is ${1700 × 25}/100$ = Rs. 425. So the sale price is cost - loss = 1700 - 425 = Rs. 1275.

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