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# A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of

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A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%.The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit .The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for \$5610 at a loss of 15%.Then what is the cost price of article to the manufacturer ?

(A) \$4000
(B) \$4500
(C) \$5000
(D) \$5500
(E) \$6000

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25 Nov 2019, 02:05
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reverse calculate=
5610/.85 = 6600
6600/1.2 = 5500
5500/1.1 = 5000
IMO C

Bunuel wrote:
A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%.The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit .The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for \$5610 at a loss of 15%.Then what is the cost price of article to the manufacturer ?

(A) \$4000
(B) \$4500
(C) \$5000
(D) \$5500
(E) \$6000

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25 Nov 2019, 04:23
Bunuel wrote:
A manufacturer sells an article to a wholesale dealer at a profit of 10%.The wholesale dealer sells it to a shopkeeper at 20% profit .The shopkeeper sells it to a customer for \$5610 at a loss of 15%. Then what is the cost price of article to the manufacturer ?

(A) \$4000
(B) \$4500
(C) \$5000
(D) \$5500
(E) \$6000

0.85s=5610…s=5610/0.85=5610*20/17=330*20
w/m=11/10…w=11m/10
s/w=6/5…s=6w/5
330*20=6(11m/10)/5
m=5000
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