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Jul 30, 2013

A Sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20% and B sells it to C at a profit of 25%

A Sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20% and B sells it to C at a profit of 25%,If C pays 1500,What did A pay for it?

Syeda

Member since Jan 25, 2017

Answer. The CP is 125 for C, when CP for B is 100. So, CP is 1500 for C, when CP for B = 100*1500/125  = Rs 1200  Similarly  The CP is 120 for B, when CP for A is 100. So, CP is 1200 for B, when CP for A = 100*1200/12  = Rs 1000

Ashok K Singh

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The CP is 125 for C, when CP for B is 100. So, CP is 1500 for C, when CP for B = 100*1500/125  = Rs 1200  Similarly  The CP is 120 for B, when CP for A is 100. So, CP is 1200 for B, when CP for A = 100*1200/12  = Rs 1000  Therefore CP for A = Rs 1000.

Vishwa

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As per my calculation A gave 1000 Rs to buy the bicycle

Medhansh

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SP = 1500;B profit%=25 % => C.P for B = 100 *1500 = 1200 125 => C.P for B = S.P for A = 1200;profit% for a =20% => C.P for A = 100 * 1200 = 1000

Eshwar Virat

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A Sells a bicycle to B at a profit of 20% and B sells it to C at a profit of 25%,If C pays 1500,What did A pay for it?

Chaitanyasai

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8

Manoj Katharya

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1000 rupees

Razeen

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1000

Sandip Dey

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1000

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S.P = 1500;B profit%=25 % => C.P for B = 100 *1500 = 1200                       125 => C.P for B = S.P for A = 1200;profit% for a =20% => C.P for A = 100 * 1200 = 1000                       120

Tanmay

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A paid 1000

Sanurag

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Rs. 1000

Shahid Parvez

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A had pay 1000 rupees

Natish

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800

Kishore Kumar

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Let the cost price of the bicycle for A be Rs x Given A sells the bicycle at a profit of 20% This becomes the CP for B. Hence CP of bicycle for B = (6x/5) Given B sells the  bicycle to C at a profit of 25% This SP becomes CP for C. Given that CP of the bicycle for C is Rs 1500 Hence A paid Rs 1000 to buy the bicycle.
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