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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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New post 25 Nov 2019, 03:05
reverse calculate=
5610/.85 = 6600
6600/1.2 = 5500
5500/1.1 = 5000
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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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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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